Guests and Topics: April 12

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Tonight on "Hannity & Colmes" ...

• Senior military officials say nine Americans are unaccounted for in Iraq — Seven contractors and two soldiers — What strategy must be used when fighting an enemy that follows no rules?

Are more U.S. boots needed on the ground to stabilize Iraq? Or, should the U.S. begin to pull out of the liberated country?

Does the military need a new endgame? Who better two ask then FNC military analysts and former Generals Tom McInerny and Paul Vallely, authors of "Endgame: The Blueprint for Victory in the War on Terror."

• Eight of the nine are "unaccounted for," and Thomas Hamill (search ) the Macon, Miss., truck driver kidnapped on Friday, is known to be a hostage. Hamill was snatched by gunmen who attacked the fuel convoy he was guarding.

We'll get more details about Thomas Hamill and his situation from Scott Boyd, publisher of The Macon Beacon (search ), the weekly newspaper in Noxubee County, Miss.

• When terrorists resort to desperate measures such as these, is it time for desperate solutions? Do these tactics signal a strengthening resistance — Or a dwindling group on a downward spiral?

We'll get insight from Retired U.S. Marine Infantry Unit Leader Bob Newman.

• White House releases text of Aug. 6, 2001 PDB — Was it a clear warning that was overlooked before Sept. 11? What do we learn from the memo?

And a whole new line-up goes in front of the bipartisan 9/11 commission (search) tomorrow. What should we expect?

We'll get answers from former U.S. Attorney General Ed Meese and Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y.

• Presumptive Democratic hopeful John Kerry (search) touts separation of Church and State — However, some Catholics believe more in separation of Kerry and Holy Communion.

Joseph Starrs, of Crusade For The Defense of Our Catholic Church, and Frances Kissling, president of Catholics For A Free Choice, join the debate.

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