- Making News: President Admits Intelligence Failures, Defends Iraq War in Speech
President Bush today delivered the last of four speeches designed to regenerate support for the war in Iraq. At the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, he accepted both responsibility for the decision to go into Iraq and fixing what went wrong by reforming intelligence capabilities. Even before he spoke, Senate Democrats accused him of saying nothing new. Richard Wolffe covers the White House for Newsweek magazine.
- Reporter's Notebook: Thousands in Beirut Attend Funeral of anti-Syrian Journalist
Tens of thousands of Lebanese have filled the streets of Beirut to protest the latest assassination of a major public figure. With the United Nations already investigating the February assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafic Hariri, this week it-s being asked to look into that of prominent journalist Gibran Tueni, also an elected parliamentarian and outspoken critic of Syria. Marius Deeb is author of Syria-s War on Lebanon and the Peace Process.
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