- Newsmaker: Institute for Strategic Studies Assesses Iraqi WMD
After examining extensive historical evidence and unclassified materials, London-s International Institute for Strategic Studies has published its findings on Iraq-s military capabilities. Charles Heyman, a retired British Army major who edits Jane-s World Armies and is a member of the IISS, says that while Iraq-s major threat is in the realm of bioterrorism, there is not sufficient evidence to warrant a pre-emptive attack.
- Reporter-s Notebook: While America Napped: Halberstam on the War on Terror
David Halberstam won the Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on the Vietnam War. His War in a Time of Peace, a prognosticator for warning against the threat of terrorism before September 11, has a new epilogue which addresses America-s historic trivialization of public affairs. Halberstam speaks about the awakening of a self-absorbed America, fighting terror, and some of the real life heroes of September 11.
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