Here’s what is on tap for Thursday:

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Starts at 6 a.m. ET

President Bush defends the war in Iraq in a speech to troops and their families in Idaho. Did he make the right points? We’ll get a fair and balanced debate from political strategists Frank Donatelli and Julian Epstein.

Plus, summer is almost over and kids are heading back to school. Parental education expert Mary Chepak joins us with some of the latest back to school safety tips.

"FOX & Friends"
Starts at 7 a.m. ET

Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff (search) concedes the U.S. government's southern border control efforts must be strengthened. What’s the government’s plan? We’ll ask National Border Patrol Chief David V. Aguilar.

And, we’ll get an update on the emergency on our borders from someone who is on the front lines of the border crisis: James Johnson, whose family's 87 year-old cattle ranch shares a fourteen-mile border with Mexico.

Then, Michael Graham (search) was fired from his job as a radio talk show host in Washington after he linked Islam with terrorism on-air. He joins us to square off with Nihad Awad, executive director of the Council on American-Islam Relations (search), whose group prompted the radio station to take action.

Plus, baseball stars Jason Giambi and Todd Zeile join us to discuss their new film, "Dirty Deeds."

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