Washington, United States of America
US ATTORNEY GENERAL JOHN ASHCROFT SPEAKS AT THE STATE DEPARTMENT.
U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft speaks at the State Department in
Washington about the new expaneded investigative standards for
terrorism, November 18, 2002. A secretive federal appeals court said
Monday that the U.S. government has the right to use expanded powers to
wiretap terrorism suspects under a law adopted after the Sept. 11,
2001, attacks. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid