Topics and Guests, June 3

Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

President Bush is making his most intensive foray into Mideast peace process (search), talking with the leaders of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Bahrain and the Palestinian prime minister.

The president called on the leaders to choke off terrorist financing and to commit to helping the Palestinians disarm terrorist groups. The talks set the stage for tomorrow's summit with President Bush, Palestinian Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas (search) and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon (search).


• On the eve of unprecedented appellate arguments on the rights of terrorism defendants, a newly released document shows a judge sharply questioned whether Zacarias Moussaoui should be prosecuted in a civilian court.

• Eric Rudolph returns to Birmingham, Ala., in shackles to face trial for a deadly blast here that authorities say linked him to three bombings in Georgia. In North Carolina, jailers say he told them he spent the five years on the run hunting wild boar and foraging for supplies.

• World leaders close out their annual G-8 summit by pledging to rebuild Iraq and combat the threat of nuclear weapons in Iran and North Korea.

• A U.S. soldier is shot and killed while on patrol in central Iraq. The shooting took place near the town of Balad, 55 miles north of Baghdad.

Details on that story and more on Special Report with Brit Hume.
— Guests and topics are subject to change