- Making News: Red Cross to Cut Iraq Staff
The International Red Cross says it will stay in Iraq but it is cutting back on its international staff. This, in the aftermath of Monday-- suicide bombing that killed two Iraqi Red Cross employees and 10 other people outside Red Cross headquarters in Baghdad. American officials say the average number of anti-US attacks in Iraq has now reached 33 a day. Antonella Notari is spokesperson for the International Committee of the Red Cross.
- Reporter's Notebook: How Do You Find An Arsonist?
As massive fires rage across Southern California, authorities suspect that at least four of them were deliberately set. --he organized arsonist is the most difficult to detect of all violent serious offenders. The most dangerous arsonists of all are motivated by thrill and excitement. This is according to Joseph Wambaugh, former detective for the LAPD who has become one of America-- most successful writers.
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Teachers are battling back Teachers are mad as hell in several red states. They’re walking out over cuts in pay and reductions in classroom support. It’s a grass-roots rebellion from West Virginia to Kentucky and Arizona. Will it renew support for the value of public education in a changing economy?
After the Iran Nuclear Deal: Does Trump have a Plan B President Trump made good on a campaign promise. The U.S. is out of the “horrible” “one-sided” Iran nuclear deal. Can it stop Iran from restoring its nuclear program? Make diplomatic peace with allies in Europe? Convince North Korea the U.S. can be trusted?
Autocracy, Theocracy and… paperwork Last month in Berlin, Warren visited the archives of Stasi, the Communist secret police of East Germany. He learned that paperwork was almost as important to oppressive control as maintaining a climate of fear. Then he heard Rukmini Callamachi’s podcast, “Caliphate,” about gathering records from ISIS. The result is a riveting conversation between Callamachi and Dagmar Hovestadt, spokesperson for the Stasi Museum.
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