- Making News: Palestinian Militants Try to Derail Middle East Peace
Despite this weekend-s coordinated attacks on Israeli soldiers by three Palestinian groups, both sides contend that President Bush-s -road map- is still on track. Conal Urquhart, Jerusalem correspondent for Britain-s Guardian newspaper, reports on the political motivation of this first joint-attack as well as likely responses from Prime Ministers Ariel Sharon of Israel and Abu Mazen of the Palestinians.
- Reporter's Notebook: Congo Peace Force Puts EU Military to the Test
For the first time in its history, the European Union has authorized a military deployment outside of Europe and independent of NATO. France will lead a contingent of 1400 soldiers to combat some of the world-s most brutal ethnic fighting. In the past few years, 3 million people have died in Congo, more than 300 in the past two weeks alone. Judy Dempsey of London's Financial Times, looks at the risks of the mission and its importance to the EU.
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