- Making News: President Bush Speaks to the UN
President Bush spoke to the United Nations today, and defended his decision to invade Iraq, which was made without UN Security Council approval. Michael Hirsch, senior editor at Newsweek magazine, says that despite his admonition to the world' body's international delegates that all nations have a stake in defending democracy his real target was the American electorate in anticipation of the November election.
- Reporter's Notebook: Saudi Woman Running for Office?
She can't go out in public without being fully covered. She can't travel without permission from a male guardian. She can't even drive a car. But she can run for political office, and she will. Next spring, Nadia Bakhurji plans be on the ballot for a local municipal council. Faiza Saleh Amba, who's based in Riyadh for the Christian Science Monitor, reports on the first woman in Saudi history to run for political office.
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