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 4:

It looks as if France, Russia and Germany may veto a U.S.-U.N. resolution that would pave the way for war in Iraq
Radek Sikorski of the American Enterprise Institute 

Our terror trackers have dealt a big blow to Al Qaeda with the capture of the terror network's no. 3 man, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed
• Dr. Magnus Ranstorp, deputy director of the Center for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at Scotland's University of St. Andrews

North Korea gained its nickname "the hermit kingdom" precisely because it is so isolated, so it's difficult to know exactly what its leaders are thinking. What are we to make of the recent fiasco involving North Korean fighter jets and a U.S. spy plane?
Victor Cha, professor at Georgetown University

Government prosecutors are fighting for the right to forcibly medicate defendants with mental illness. The idea is to make them competent so they can stand trial. The Supreme Court is now considering the issue
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

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