- Making News: Insurgents Strike at Iraq-s Oil
Another Iraqi official has been gunned down in Baghdad and, for the second time in two days, one of Iraq-s most important oil pipelines has been bombed. The blasts have virtually shut down the country's oil industry. Nicholas Blanford of the Christian Science Monitor reports on the vulnerability of the pipeline and its implications for Iraq and international oil market.
- Reporter's Notebook: Diplomats and Military Commanders for Change
Twenty-six former diplomats and high ranking military officers have called for the defeat of the Bush administration in November-s election. They include Admiral William Crowe, chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff during the first Bush administration and President Clinton-s first ambassador to Great Britain. Another is career diplomat Arthur Hartman, President Carter-s Ambassador to France and President Reagan-s Ambassador to the Soviet Union.
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