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.

Thursday, June 17:

Is Al Qaeda responsible for the violence in Iraq?
Yossef Bodansky, author of "The Secret History of the Iraq War"

Are U.S. skies safe from another hijack attack?
Bille Vincent, former director of the FAA's Office of Civil Aviation Security

Can the Bush administration's secrecy policies be compared to the Watergate offenses?
John Dean, former White House counsel 

Two U.S. soldiers who fled to Canada when their units were called to Iraq are being hailed as celebrities there
Rondi Adamson, freelance journalist

CIA contractor David Passaro is charged with the fatal beating of a detainee in Afghanistan
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Former President Clinton comments on his impeachment
Susan Turnbill, DNC deputy chair
Sheri Annis, GOP strategist

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

Topics and guests subject to change.