- Making News: No Apparent Threat from Iraqi Weapons Program
Today-s Washington Post offers what it calls -fresh perspective on the question that led the nation to war.- How well developed were Iraq-s weapons of mass destruction? Barton Gellman, the author of today's 6,000-word investigative story, says that although there were designs for such weapons, there is no indication of any active weapons program or that Iraq even had the capability to develop one.
- Reporter-s Notebook: World Trade Center Memorial Chosen
A 13-member architectural jury has chosen a final design for the memorial at Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan. But, after a search that produced more than 5,000 proposals, does Michael Arad's -Reflecting Absence" succeed in evoking the magnitude of what happened on September 11? Joseph Giovannini, architecture critic for New York magazine, offers some thoughts on the politics and design of the World Trade Center memorial.
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