- Newsmaker: After the latest Arab censure, Israel has suspended participation in the peace process. Yossi Klein Halevi, senior writer for The Jerusalem Report and Israel correspondent for The New Republic magazine, talks about attempts to consolidate Israel's government in the face of a probable Arab declaration of an independent Palestinian state.
- Reporter's Notebook: Computer technology increasingly runs the modern world. Levi Strauss has designed a jacket equipped with a mobile phone, an MP3 player, microphone and listening device. Jason Fields, of V1 Consulting, a technology integration and development company, discusses whether wearable technology will lead to new freedom or eliminate leisure time.
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