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Here's a review of what was on the rundown for Friday, July 12:

Intelligence reports estimate the number of Al Qaeda agents operating within the U.S. at 5,000. These people want to do us harm, so how do we find them?
Robert Baier, former CIA officer and author of See No Evil

Discussions open in Saudi Arabia over Wahhabism. Is the policy of Muslim action against infidels too strident?
Dennis Ross, former Middle East envoy and FNC foreign affairs analyst

What will Iraq do after Saddam Hussein is removed from power? A London meeting of Iraqi opposition leaders, including members of the Iraqi National Congress, discuss the best way it get rid of Saddam and who should rule the nation once he's gone.
Entifadah Qanbar, Washington director of the Iraqi National Congress

American Taliban John Walker's lawyers are fighting a new battle, trying to get a freelance journalist to tell his tale in court. The  journalist insists that he's protected under the First Amendment and should not have to testify.
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

With just four months to go before the midterm elections, political finger-pointing over current corporate scandals begins. What’s it going to mean come November?
Bill Kristol, editor of The Weekly Standard and FNC contributor

America and the so-called "Axis of Evil"
Newt Gingrich, FNC contributor and former speaker of the House

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