Topics and Guests for December 22

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 reports from correspondent Heather Nauert.

Topics and Guests:

Are we doing enough to protect our troops in Iraq?
• Retired Army Lt. Col. Robert Maginnis

President Bush has expressed his post-reelection desire to travel to Europe to deepen transatlantic cooperation and build upon shared values
Richard Burt, former assistant secretary of state for European affairs and the former U.S. ambassador to Germany

Bush and outgoing NAACP leader Kweisi Mfume have a little heart-to-heart, but is it too little too late?
Michael Brown, Democratic strategist
Dylan Glenn, Republican strategist Dylan Glenn

How are Federal Air Marshals keeping an eye on the skies this holiday season?
Dave Adams, Federal Air Marshal Service spokesman

Bush thanks folks who helped him get reelected
E.J. Dionne, senior fellow at Brookings Institution

All of that... and more on The Big Story With John Gibson at 5 p.m. ET.

Note: All guests and topics subject to change