- Making News: Terror Scare in Boston
The Mayor of Boston, Governor of Massachusetts and US Attorney are telling the people of Boston not to worry after published reports, including mug shots, that four Chinese nationals and two Iraqis were heading their way with possible terrorism in mind. Veteran terrorism expert Brian Jenkins, senior advisor to the president of RAND, says the public will have to adjust to this new reality as authorities try to separate fictitious threat from malicious intent.
- Reporter's Notebook: Middle East Reaction to President Bush's Inaugural Speech
When President Bush called yesterday for spreading "freedom" and ending "tyranny," he gave no specifics, but the implication that he was talking about the Middle East was easy to draw, and in a radio interview yesterday morning, Vice President Cheney put Iran "at the top of the list." Fawaz Gerges, chair of International Affairs at Sara Lawrence College in New York, considers how those statements are being received in the Middle East.
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