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 25:

Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld says the war in Iraq is still "much closer to the beginning than the end"
Peter Feaver, author of Armed Servants: Agency, Oversight and Civil-Military Relations

Will our so-called "humanitarian" war plan in Iraq actually get the job done?
Michael Knights, military analyst for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy Studies

The Geneva Convention outlines how prisoners of war need to be treated, but what's the American military's code of conduct for captured men and women?
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

We've seen lots of "shock and awe" from the sky in Iraq, but as coalition forces get closer to Baghdad, artillery closer to the ground could be taking center stage
Michael O'Hanlon, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution

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Note: All guests and topics subject to change