Veteran newscaster John Gibson gets to the core of the most salient issues facing America today as host of FNC's hard-hitting primetime show The Big Story with John Gibson, airing Monday through Friday at 5 p.m. ET, with expert legal analysis from Judge Andrew Napolitano and in-depth field reports from correspondent Heather Nauert.

Here's a review of what was on the rundown for Thursday, Sept. 26:

Opponents of President Bush's war on terrorism are being targeted by neo-conservatives
Lewis Lapham of Harper's magazine
Bill Kristol, FNC political analyst

Some lawmakers are hoping to scale back the president's proposed resolution on Iraq
• Rep. Robert Wexler, D-Fla.

Many dictators have taken the exile road, but convincing the Butcher of Baghdad to move off the block may not be so easy
Hamid Al Bayati of the Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in Iraq

A battle in Illinois over the death penalty has landed in the middle of this year's race for governor
Paul Green of Roosevelt University

The government is facing several legal challenges involving the detention of people with alleged ties to terror
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

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