Reflections on progress in Iraq President Bush has given a major speech and a news conference in the past two days, emphasizing the progress that has been made in Iraq in the three years since the U.S. invaded that country. But criticism remains, from many quarters, on just how well Iraqi citizens are faring.11:06 a.m.
Barbara Bodine: A former ambassador, executive director of the Middle East Governance Initiative at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. She had a 30-year diplomatic career in the Middle East, including in Iraq, Kuwait and Yemen. She has also worked with the Iraq Provisional Authority on the reconstruction of Baghdad and the central Iraq provinces.
The safety of our water supply The United Nations has declared Wednesday World Water Day. The University of Minnesota's College of Continuing Education focused on water quality and quantity in a recent discussion in its "Great Conversations" series.12:06 p.m.
Deborah Swackhamer: Professor of Environmental Chemistry in the School of Public Health, and Co-Director of the University of Minnesota's Water Resources Center.
David Schindler: One of the world's leading environmental scientists, professor of ecology at the University of Alberta, Edmonton.