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, June 28:

Is Iraq ready to govern itself?
Rend al Rahim, Iraqi ambassador designate to the U.S.

Is Iraq's security situation getting better or worse?
• Retired Army Command Sergeant Major Eric Haney

What's the best course of action in overseas hostage situations?
Jim Walsh, security expert

They're celebrating independence in Iraq and Iraqis around the world are celebrating right along with them
Asaad Ali, Iraqi-American

Is Iraqi sovereignty a political win for President Bush?
Simon Rosenberg of the New Democrat Network

The Supreme Court gives enemy combatants and terror suspects the right to challenge their detention
• 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.