- Newmaker: US Defers ABM Tests, Russia Aids Northern Alliance - A day after the Pentagon announced it has put off tests of the anti-missile defense system, Russia has agreed to send armored vehicles to Afghanistan. Victor Kremenyuk, of the Russian Academy of Sciences at the Institute of the USA and Canada, talks about Russia's support for the Northern Alliance and his country's developing relationship with the US.
- Reporter's Notebook: Dr. Jehan Sadat's Message for Peace - Dr. Jehan Sadat is herself a victim of terrorist violence. The widow of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, who was killed by Islamic militants just 20 years ago, has for many years been an apostle of world peace. Now she's calling for war on the Taliban, and a more visible role for women in Islamic society.
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