ON THE SUNDAY CHAT SHOWS
You can guess that the two big issues likely to be discussed this Sunday will be the growing sectarian violence in Iraq, especially since the bombing of the Golden Mosque this past week, and the flap over the pending sale of management services of six U.S. ports to Dubai Ports World, which is owned by the United Arab Emriates.
ABC / This Week with George Stephanopoulos: U.S. Senators John McCain (R - AZ) and Carl Levin (D - MI). Also, the roundtable segment will feature Newsweek International editor Fareed Zakaria, CNN commentator and former Pentagon spokesperson Torie Clarke, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post, and George Will.
CBS / Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer: Has not been announced as of Saturday morning (02/25)...highly unusual!
CNN / Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: National Security Adviser Stephen Hadley, his Iraqi counterpart Dr. Mowaffak al-Rubaie, U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D - CA) and Kay Bailey Hutchinson (R - TX) will discuss the growing violence in Iraq and how it will affect U.S. troops.
FOX / Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace: The port controveresy will be discussed with U.S. Senator Joseph Biden (D - DE) and Homeland Security Adviser Fran Townsend. Also, Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney (R) and Washington Redskins head coach Joe Gibbs.
NBC / Meet the Press with Tim Russert: Remember that MTP may be seen at a different time in your area due to NBC's coverage of the Winter Olympic Games, which close Sunday. That said, AAHNALD (a/k/a California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger) will be in studio. Also, Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John Warner (R - VA) and Homeland Security Committee Chairman Congressman Peter King (R - NY) will discuss port security and Iraqi violence.
Syndicated / The Chris Matthews Show: Has not been announced as of Saturday morning.