- Making News: Secretary Rumsfeld to Conduct Broad Review of Iraq Policy
The commander of America-s ground forces says 4 of 18 Iraqi provinces, including Baghdad, are unsafe for this month-s elections. President Bush says that-s one of the reasons the Pentagon has dispatched retired four-star General Gary Luck for an -open ended- review of policy in Iraq. Thom Shanker, who writes about the Pentagon for the New York Times, the changes may include the request for a permanent troop increase.
- Reporter's Notebook: Canada Considers Halting Prescription Drug Sales to US
In 2004, US residents spent between $750 million and $1 billion on prescription drugs in Canada, many of them purchased by mail or online. While many state governments see it as a way to save money, the practice may be coming to an end. Canada is considering the elimination of all cross-border prescription drug sales, and the White House denies that President Bush had anything to do with it. John Chase reported the story for the Chicago Tribune.
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