- Making News: Sharon Defeated by Likud Referendum
In April, President Bush gambled that supporting Ariel Sharon-s plan to withdraw from Gaza would create a breakthrough in the Middle East. Palestinians, other Arabs and Europeans were outraged, Yesterday, 60 percent of Sharon's own Likud Party voted to oppose the plan. Leslie Susser of the weekly Jerusalem Report says the defeat puts the Prime Minister in a real bind.
- Reporter's Notebook: Abuse of Iraqi Prisoners
Images of American soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners have been published and broadcast worldwide. Those images raise a lot of disturbing questions. What-s the Pentagon doing to discipline those involved? What-s the State Department saying about the impact worldwide? We hear from John Hendren, Pentagon correspondent for the Los Angeles Times, and Robin Wright, who reports from the State Department for the Washington Post.
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