THIS WEEK ON THE SUNDAY CHAT SHOWS
ABC / This Week with George Stephanopoulos: British Prime Minister Tony Blair sits down with George Stephanopoulos to talk about the present and future in Iraq. Also, U.S. Senators Joseph R. Biden, Jr. (D - DE / Incoming Foreign Relations Committee Chairman) and Gordon Smith (R - OR) will react to the Iraq Study Group report (the link is to download the .pdf file of the complete report) and it's recommendations. And the roundtable will feature Cokie Roberts and Sam Donaldson of ABC News, Newsweek International editor Fareed Zakaria, and conservative columnist George Will to discuss the ISG report and the day's other political news.
CBS / Face The Nation with Bob Schieffer: The question: Have We Lost the War in Iraq? Appearing to provide some answers will be Iraq Study Group co-chairmen Lee H. Hamilton and James A. Baker III, along with U.S. Senators Carl Levin (D - MI / Incoming Armed Services Committee Chairman) and Trent Lott (R - MS / Incoming Minority Whip).
CNN / Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer: Iraq Study Group co-chairmen Hamilton and Baker will appear to discuss the report and it's recommendations. Also appearing: Representatives Jane Harman (D - CA) and Christopher Shays (R - CT), Israeli Vice Premier Shimon Peres, Leader of the Supreme Council for the Islamic Republic of Iraq Abdul Aziz al-Hakim, Bob Woodward of the Washington Post, and New York Times Bagdhad Bureau Chief John Burns.
FOX / Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace: Hamilton and Baker will appear here as well, along with congressional reaction from U.S. Senators Christopher Dodd (R - CT) and Sam Brownback (R - KS).
NBC / Meet the Press with Tim Russert: Hamilton and Baker will discuss their group's recommendations. Also discussing where we are and where we go from here regarding Iraq will be former Rumsfeld Defense Policy Board member Ken Adelman, Professor Eliot Cohen of Johns Hopkins University's School on International Studies, Council of Foreign Relations President Richard Haass, and Washington Post Senior Military Correspondent and author of Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq Thomas Ricks.
Syndicated / The Chris Matthews Show: The panel and topics have not been released as of late Friday evening. Please check back here tomorrow for possible updates.
Bay News 9 / Political Connections: This week's featured guest is Dr. Howard Dean, 2004 presidential candidate and current Democratic National Committee chairman.