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.

March 3:

The capture of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed, Al Qaeda's no. 3 man, is a major breakthrough in the war on terror. Now interrogators have to follow through and make the most of it
Simon Reeve, author of The New Jackals

Can the U.S. fight a two-fronted war on terror with Saddam Hussein on one side and Al Qaeda on the other?
• Rep. Jane Harman, D-Calif.

It was supposed to be a done deal. The Turkish parliament would allow the U.S. to base its troops in Turkey and in exchange would get a multi-billion-dollar aid package. So why did the plan fall through? 
Joseph Cirincione of the Carnegie Endowment

Unless things change soon, American troops and equipment waiting off the Turkish coast will have to find another way into Iraq. The White House says there is a plan B that and Turkey's decision not to support the Bush administration won't change its goals
• Retired Army Lt. Col. Tim Eads

Why won't cameras be allowed in the courtroom for the trial of Washington sniper suspect John Lee Malvo?
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

What makes George W. Bush tick?
Wayne Slater, co-author of Bush's Brain
James Moore, co-author of Bush's Brain

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Note: All guests and topics subject to change