- Newsmaker: Islamic Militants Stage Deadly Attack in Kashmir
A terrorist attack in India has killed 30 people and wounded 48 more in the province of Jammu and Kashmir. Holding Pakistan "directly responsible," India's President Vajpayee says there must be retaliation. Celia Dugger, of the New York Times, has reaction from New Delhi and Karachi, and an update on Washington's attempts to end the violence.
- Reporter's Notebook: Arafat Calls for Reform
Israel, the Arab world and the US are all demanding reform of the Palestinian Authority, something Palestinians have been demanding for years. Now, in a televised speech to the Palestinian Legislative Council, Yasser Arafat has called for reform and elections. Khalil Shikaki, Director of the Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research, reports that Palestinians found Arafat's speech long on rhetoric but short on substance.
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