- Newsmaker: Mullah Omar Will Surrender Kandahar - The Taliban reportedly have agreed to surrender their stronghold, the city of Kandahar. Hamid Karzai, the consensus choice to head Afghanistan's interim government, says Mullah Mohammad Omar has agreed to turn over weapons and ammunition as soon as tomorrow. Bradley Graham, pentagon correspondent for The Washington Post, has more on the terms of the surrender and the fate of Omar and Osama bin Laden.
- Reporter's Notebook: FBI Report Details Islamic Charity's Links with Hamas - Yesterday, the Bush administration froze the assets of the Holy Land Foundation, alleging that it provides financial support for Hamas and helps recruit Palestinian suicide bombers. David Firestone, national correspondent for The New York Times, provides details about the FBI's case against the Texas-based Islamic charity.
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