- Newsmaker: Israeli Reserve Generals back Unilateral Withdrawal
Israel's Prime Minister Ariel Sharon has broken off peace talks with the Palestinians until the violence stops. But a growing movement within Israel's reserve military is demanding immediate and the immediate creation of a Palestinian State, whether or not there's a cease-fire. Akiva Eldar is a political columnist in Jerusalem for the left-leaning newspaper Ha'aretz.
- Reporter's Notebook: State of Japan
Issues of potential disagreement turned into reasons for mutual support when President Bush and Japan's Prime Minister Koizumi appeared in public on the first day of the President's visit to Asia. Ilene Pruser, Tokyo bureau chief for The Christian Science Monitor, reports on the summit for economic reform, the Axis of Evil, and a presidential misstatement that set off a short-lived panic on Japan's trading floors.
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