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Tuesday, March 1:

President Bush clearly has achieved his goal of shaking things up in the Middle East, from Beirut to Cairo to Riyadh. Monday's massive demonstrations in Lebanon (search) demanding Syria's withdrawal are just the latest example of a region that's questioning the status quo. Is the president's plan working? Wendell Goler takes a look, plus, a report from Jennifer Griffin in Lebanon.

Two high-ranking Department of Defense officials, Gen. John Abizaid (search) and Deputy Secretary of Defense Paul Wolfowitz (search) appear on Capitol Hill today to testify before members of Congress. Bret Baier has the details.

Jim Angle continues his reporting on Social Security as Democrats on Capitol Hill hold news conferences to discuss constituent reactions to the president's private accounts proposal.

William Myers (search), whose nomination was blocked in the last Congress by Senate Democrats, testifies at a hearing on his nomination to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals. Major Garrett has a report.

Speaking in London, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice (search) said today the U.S. general designated to monitor Israel-Palestinian peace efforts will soon relocate to the region.The monitor, Army Lt. Gen. William Ward, accompanied Rice to a conference on Palestinian security and political reform. Gregg Kelly has the details.

Paul Volcker's investigation has uncovered evidence that the deputy secretary-general of the United Nations blocked auditors from examining the finances of the Oil-for-Food program (search). Eric Shawn is following the investigation.

Plus, we'll talk with our all-star panel of FOX News contributors on democracy's prospects in the Lebanon and Middle East:

Mara Liasson, national political correspondent for National Public Radio

Charles Krauthammer, syndicated columnist

Jeff Birnbaum, columnist for the Washington Post

About the Show

Anchored by Washington news veteran Brit Hume, "Special Report with Brit Hume" provides an in-depth look at the day's news and offers a daily topical discussion of political issues impacting the nation.

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Hume brings a historical perspective to the political scene that is rarely rivaled. Born and raised in Washington, D.C., he has covered the policies, procedures and players in the national game called politics for more than 30 years. The Baltimore Sun referred to him as "the very personification of the political establishment."

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FOX News' Team Washington provides live reports from the White House, Capitol Hill, the Supreme Court and key federal agencies. Seasoned correspondents, including Carl Cameron, Wendell Goler and Major Garrett, explore political hot spots, races and legislative battles being waged around the nation and abroad.

Hume wraps up each program with a lively roundtable discussion featuring Mara Liasson of National Public Radio, Fred Barnes of The Weekly Standard and Mort Kondracke of Roll Call.

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