- Making News: President Taylor Steps Down in Liberia
Charles Taylor has reluctantly resigned as President and left Liberia. People in Monrovia went about their daily business, unaware of the ceremony taking place in their capital city. Nicole Itano, who reports from Monrovia for the Christian Science Monitor, reports on Taylor-s admonition to the international community and reaction to the arrival of US warships.
- Reporter's Notebook: Restoring Iraq-s Fabled Marshes
In the months leading up to the war in Iraq, the plight of the Marsh Arabs became an international cause celebre. Their forced exile was a symbol of Saddam Hussein-s brutality, and there were promises that, when he was gone, the wetlands would be restored. Iraqi exile Azzam Alwash, an engineer project manager of -Eden Again,- reports on the intricate efforts to get the water flowing again.
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