September 9, 2007
Our guests this week include:
• Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-Ca.), Intelligence & Judiciary Committees
• Senator Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Armed Services & Judiciary Committees
• Fran Townsend, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security
The top U.S. general in Iraq, Gen. David Petraeus, is set to deliver his highly anticipated report on the state of the war next week. The surge is nearly nine months old and has paid some security dividends, but will it be enough to convince skeptical Democrats and Republicans to continue funding and supporting the war?
Additionally, new reports out this week conclude that the Iraqi Security Forces are not ready to take control of their country and the Iraqi government is failing to make significant political progress. With an increasing number of leaders from both parties calling for an immediate plan to withdraw troops, is Congress ready to renew commitment to the continuing the war or has the time already passed for success in Iraq? We'll get answers from two key senators: from the Intelligence Committee, Democrat Dianne Feinstein and from Armed Services Committee, Republican Lindsey Graham.
Plus, Al Qaeda's No. 1 has put out his first videotape in nearly three years. It's a message for America from Usama bin Laden set for the sixth anniversary of 9/11. Meanwhile, increased chatter gives Homeland Security cause for concern. We'll talk with the president's top homeland security adviser, Fran Townsend.
Our power panel will then discuss Fred Thompson's official entry into the 2008 presidential race. Does he have what it takes to win? Joining us for the always lively discussion will be:
Finally, we speak with the mastermind behind Rudy Giuliani's road to the White House. Our power player this week is Giuliani campaign manager, Michael DuHaimeCheck your local listings and we'll see you on the next FOX News Sunday,