WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2011 -- As Hurricane Irene barrels toward the East Coast, threatening at least 65 million Americans in some of the largest population centers in the U.S., FEMA director Craig Fugate joins ABC News senior White House correspondent Jake Tapper for the latest details on the hurricane's track, and whether government resources are prepared for a powerful and potentially deadly disaster. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will also assess the impact of Hurricane Irene on his state as the storm moves ashore across New Jersey.
ABC News correspondents will be fanned out across the region, reporting live from North Carolina to Maryland to New York on the communities directly in the path of the storm. What kind of damage will the hurricane do? Will New York City face a direct hit? Get the latest on Hurricane Irene, Sunday morning on "This Week."
Then, the "This Week" political roundtable, with ABC's George Will and Cokie Roberts, political strategist Donna Brazile and National Journal's Ron Brownstein takes a look at the week in politics, from the presidential campaign trail to the politics of disaster preparedness.
Plus, as Libyan rebels overtake Tripoli and drive Muammar Gadhafi into hiding, what is the future in Libya? Was the U.S. and NATO involvement effective? And will any other dominoes fall across the Middle East?
The "This Week" foreign policy roundtable, featuring George Will, Robert Kagan of the Brookings Institution, Robin Wright, author of "Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World," and Rajiv Chandrasekaran of The Washington Post, tackles the tumult in the Middle East and Africa.