- Making News: US Seeks Iraqi Drone Clarification on Blix's UN Report
Iraq today challenged two American U2 surveillance planes and forced them to land. Meantime, at the UN, the US has accused Chief Weapons Inspector Hans Blix of omitting damaging findings from last week-s public report to the Security Council. The Boston Globe-s John Donnelly attributes accusations to part of a US plan to woo the six undecided Security Council members by showing holes in Blix-s presentation.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Pakistan and the US after Capture of al Qaeda Leader
Pakistan, one of 10 non-permanent members of the Security Council, said today it will abstain from voting on the US-backed resolution approving war with Iraq. So where does Pakistan stand with regard to the war on terror, al Qaeda and Osama bin Laden? From Islamabad, Time magazine-s Tim McGirk reports on the tremendous pressures on Pakistan, the upcoming UN vote and the ongoing search for terrorists in that country.
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