- Newsmaker: Sharon-Bush Meeting in Washington - Although President Bush is declaring progress on the peace front after his White House meeting with Ariel Sharon, the Israeli president was not so optimistic. Professor Galia Golan, a founding member of Peace Now, details their differences of opinion and the likelihood of implementing the so-called "Mitchell recommendations."
- Reporter's Notebook: Holding Off the Layoffs - Although not officially in a recession, the US economy has taken an undeniable downturn. The result for a lot of companies is austerity. Kirk Landendorf, of the Austin American-Statesman, says many businesses are finding creative cost-cutting ways to stay in business.
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Slobodan Milosevic is likely to become the first former head of state to face trial since the War Crimes Tribunal was established in 1992. It now seems inevitable that he'll be transferred to The Hague even though Yugoslavian law says he first should be tried in his own country. In Belgrade, even Milosevic's opponents have denounced the current government for bowing to pressure from the US and the promise of billions of dollars in aid and trade credits. We consider the consequences for Yugoslavia and for world order with the government and its critics.