Last year, President Bush told the United Nations that it risked irrelevance and triggered a bruising debate on Iraq. New York Times columnist Tom Friedman is among host Neal Conan's guests, as President Bush and French President Jacques Chirac address the United Nation's General Assembly in New York.
*Foreign Affairs columnist, The New York Times
*Author, Longitudes and Attitudes: Exploring the World After September 11th (Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 2002)
*Author, The Lexus and the Olive Tree: Understanding Globalization (Anchor Books, 2000)
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