The holiday season is upon us and for many Americans that means time to pack your bags and travel by plane, train or automobile. Air travel is at an all time high since 9/11 — And this at a time when new Al Qaeda (search) threats surface — Should we take these threats seriously?

Terrorism analyst Jonathan Schanzer of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy (search) answers our questions.

New arrests are made in Iraq. Are we closing in on Saddam Hussein (search)?

We'll get a full report from Dana Lewis live in Baghdad. And FNC military analyst Retired Maj Gen Robert Scales weighs in on the situation.

Is Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld (search) accusing some Arab T.V. stations of having ties to terrorism? Mike Emauel gives the details.

How is the U.S. military strategy working in Iraq? Is there room for improvement? We'll get answers from Retired U.S. Air Force Col Walter Boyne, author of  Operation Iraqi Freedom: What Went Right; What Went Wrong and Why.

As Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving many schoolchildren eagerly participate in reenactments of the original feast. But could these actions actually be offensive to certain Americans?

Leonard Malatare of Native American Educational Services College and nationally syndicated radio host Mike Gallagher join the debate.

Foster Children Update:

If you would like to help the four New Jersey foster children please contact:

Care For its Children in Crisis
First Colonial National Bank
Attn:  Mr. Gerard Banmiller
1040 Haddon Ave.
Collingswood, NJ  08108

Mepham High School Hazing Case:

If you would like to contact the parents seeking policy changes in Mepham High School, please e-mail them at: Mepham Parents 4 Change mhsp4c@yahoo.com

About the Show:

DaySide with Linda Vester, FOX News Channel's brand new daytime talk show, takes you beyond the headlines for a closer look at the stories that newsmakers and your neighbors are talking about.

To be part of the LIVE studio audience click here or please call: 1-887-FOX-TKTS (1-877-369-8587).

Plus, we want your feedback: Send your comments to dayside@foxnews.com.

DaySide with Linda Vester airs weekdays at 1 p.m. ET. You won't want to miss it!