- Newsmaker: Bush to Impose 30 Percent Tariff on Steel Imports
White House officials have leaked word that President Bush has decided to impose tariffs of up to 30 percent on imported steel. With the industry demanding 40 percent, the move was described as a compromise to minimize backlash from foreign leaders. Michael Mann, European correspondent for The Financial Times, has reaction from Europe and the latest on the steel trade wars.
- Reporter's Notebook: Ominous Escalation of Middle East Violence
In the Middle East, violent surges and occasional cease-fires have escalated into an ominous stream of suicide bombings and helicopter attacks. Dan Ephron, special correspondent for Newsweek, has more on the ongoing violence, the Saudi peace plan and increasing despair among Israelis and Palestinians.
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