Topics and Guests for July 18

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Two leading think tanks say Britain's close alliance with the United States has put them at particular risk of terrorist attack. A government minister, however, says Britain would not have been any safer by staying out of wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Don't miss the debate over the think tanks' controversial comments on "The Big Story."

Then, subpoenas to the media and accusations against White House staffers. How did the CIA leak investigation get to this point? And where is it going? Bill Gertz, national security reporter for The Washington Times, weighs in.

And, the first criminal case has been filed against Saddam Hussein (search), stemming from the 1982 massacre of dozens of Shiite villagers in retaliation for a failed assassination attempt against the former leader. When the case does goes to court, will Saddam represent himself? We'll ask Frank Rubino, former attorney for Manuel Noriega (search).

Plus, the London terror attacks put religious extremism front and center. So could we see this kind of deadly religious extremism in the U.S.? Noah Feldman, author of "Divided by God," weighs in.

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