Topics and Guests for Monday, Nov. 17

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.

Monday, Nov. 17:

From the very beginning, British PM Tony Blair has been standing shoulder-to-shoulder with the Bush administration on Iraq. But is the president making a big political mistake by visiting the U.K.?
Peter Riddell, author of Hug Them Close

The Iraqi people are closer to taking control of their own country
Romesh Ratnesar, staff writer for Time magazine

Arnold Schwarzenegger says he couldn't have won the California gubernatorial race without his wife. How much credit does the actor-turned-politician owe Maria Shriver?
David Heyman, author of Georgetown Ladies Social Club

Radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh is back on the air after five weeks in rehab. Has the conservative, who has often lectured against drug abuse, lost his credibility?
Alan Colmes, author of Red, White and Liberal

The stakes are high for enemy combatant Jose Padilla and — according to his lawyer — everyone else
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Be sure to tune into The Big Story with John Gibson ... weekdays at 5 p.m. ET.

Topics and guests subject to change.