- Newsmaker: Arab Stance if US Attacks Iraq
The Wall Street Journal reports that a US attack on Iraq is considered "inevitable" by that country's Arab neighbors. The big surprise is that they might be willing to fall in line. Yarislov Trofimov, who wrote the story, reveals why public opposition masks private acquiescence.
- Reporter's Notebook: Crossing Afghanistan, and the World, by Foot
In 1972, Dave Kunst became the first person to circle the landmass of Earth on foot. Recently, the Earthwalker, as he calls himself, penned an account of his crossing of Afghanistan. Traveling to places that have become familiar to other Americans just in the past few weeks, he recounts the perilous journey during which he lost a brother to bandits, but grew to love the Afghan people.
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