- Making News: USF Professor Arrested for Presumed Terrorist Ties
In Chicago and Tampa today, the FBI arrested eight people accused of supporting the violent terrorism of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. One of those paraded in handcuffs before TV cameras was Sami Amin Al-Arian, an engineering professor at the University of South Florida. The Tampa Tribune-s Michael Fechter talks about the indictment and complicated court battle ahead.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Double Standards in International Arms Race
Germany, which says it will never participate in a war to disarm Iraq of weapons of mass destruction, is providing Israel with submarines capable of firing nuclear missiles. Israel has become the second largest supplier of weapons to India. LeRoy Woodson, who covered Iraq-s war on the Kurds in the 1970-s and edits MilitaryWeek.com, has more on these arms sales which have received little publicity in the US.
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