- Making News: Blix Makes His Third Report to UN Security Council
At the UN today, Chief Weapons Inspector Hans Blix and Mohamed ElBaradei of the International Atomic Energy Agency reported that there has been more progress, but that disarmament of Iraq will still take more time. Britain-s Foreign Minister Jack Straw then offered a proposal. Steven Weisman, chief diplomatic correspondent for the New York Times, is following today-s events from the United Nations.
- Reporter's Notebook: Cultural Mood of US in Times of Impending War
News has been happening very fast in the past few hours. Last night, President Bush came as close as he ever has to saying it-s time for war against Saddam Hussein, and today, the Security Council began what could be its final debate on the issue. The New York Times- Frank Rich, one of America-s leading analysts of culture and public affairs, reflects on how the President, the press and the public are approaching impending war.
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After the Iran Nuclear Deal: Does Trump have a Plan B President Trump made good on a campaign promise. The U.S. is out of the “horrible” “one-sided” Iran nuclear deal. Can it stop Iran from restoring its nuclear program? Make diplomatic peace with allies in Europe? Convince North Korea the U.S. can be trusted?
Autocracy, Theocracy and… paperwork Last month in Berlin, Warren visited the archives of Stasi, the Communist secret police of East Germany. He learned that paperwork was almost as important to oppressive control as maintaining a climate of fear. Then he heard Rukmini Callamachi’s podcast, “Caliphate,” about gathering records from ISIS. The result is a riveting conversation between Callamachi and Dagmar Hovestadt, spokesperson for the Stasi Museum.
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