- Making News: Documents Detail Iraqi Assassinations
Oil is pumping again today in Northern Iraq and officials say proceeds will be used to help rebuild that country. There are also reports that a captured former Iraqi spy may know about links between Saddam and al Qaeda. Writing in the Los Angeles Times, John Daniszewski reports on a 6-page handbook discovered in Baghdad that details operations of an assassination program by the Mukhabarat, Iraq's feared intelligence service.
- Reporter's Notebook: Impact of Internet, E-Mail on Facts about SARS in China
After trying to cover-up the outbreak of SARS, the government of China has lost credibility with its own people, its effort at secrecy done in by communications technology. Duncan Clark, managing director of BDA China, a telecom and technology consulting and research firm based in China, reveals how technology undermined the government-s party line on SARS.
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