The US continues to warn that al-Qaida may be planning to attack targets in Europe. Lisa Mullins gets an assessment from the BBC's defense and security correspondent Nick Childs is in London.
Travelers caught up in the air transport chaos in Europe caused by a cloud of volcanic ash from an Icelandic volcano are going to extraordinary measures to get home. British travelers trying to get to the U.K. will soon get help from two major war ships.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says Afghan President Hamid Karzai is expected to respond today to the findings of an independent commission on the country's disputed election. Joining us with more details is Nick Childs, correspondent for the BBC.
We take a look at what's coming up in the news this week. We talk about the president's decisions on Afghanistan; the ongoing health care debate; and President Obama's promise to the gay and lesbian community. On The Takeaway.
This morning there are reports revealing the existence of a second uranium enrichment plant in Iran. The BBC's Nick Childs joins us with a look at what this announcement will mean for next week's high-level talks between the U.S. and Iran.
We talk to BBC correspondent Nick Childs about a leaked report from the top commander of U.S. forces in Afghanistan on troop levels there. Then we speak to New Yorker correspondent George Packer about his profile of veteran diplomat Richard Holbrooke.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will launch an inquiry into the Iraq War, which has been largely unpopular in the U.K. Joining The Takeaway is BBC Political Correspondent Nick Childs to talk about the inquiry.