- Making News: Arrest Warrant Issued for Shiite Cleric
In Iraq, coalition officials plan to hunt down a controversial Shiite cleric, who is accused of inspiring deadly violence yesterday in Baghdad and four other cities. They-ll execute a warrant for the arrest of Muqtada al-Sadr issued some months ago. Rod Nordland, Baghdad Bureau chief for Newsweek magazine, says the warrant was originally issued because of al-Sadr's involvement in the assassination of rival cleric Abdel-Majid al-Khoei.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Blowback against Government Whistle-blowers
On Thursday, National Security Advisor Condoleezza Rice will appear before the independent commission investigating September 11, her sworn, public testimony forced by that of former anti-terrorism chief Richard Clarke. Thirty years ago, White House Counsel John Dean's public testimony was central to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. Dean-s latest book is Worse than Watergate: the Secret Presidency of George W. Bush.
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