Topics and Guests for Friday, June 27

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.

June 27:

Iraqi opposition to American occupation seems to be growing stronger by the day, even among Iraqis who are working with the U.S. government
Mahmoud Othman, Kurdish political leader

Security forces around the world continue to crack down on terror, but a U.N. report found evidence of a new generation of terrorists
Michael Chandler, chief investigator of the U.N. Terrorism Committee

Coalition troops are locking up hundreds of Iraqis caught breaking the law, but which ones are they violating
Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

There's a new warning out to American companies interested in investing in Iraq
James Harding, bureau chief of the Financial Times

Strom Thurmond, the longest-serving senator in history, symbolized the old South. What is his legacy?
Merle Black, political science professor at Emory University

The law could be catching up with folks caught downloading music online
Wayne Rosso, president of

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