- Newsmaker: Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Addresses Israel
In Israel today, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon addressed the nation at a time when he is reportedly under assault from the left and right. Cameron Barr, staff writer for The Christian Science Monitor, reports that Sharon called for unity, calm and patience in the face of increasing violence and, for the first time, spoke directly to the Palestinian people.
- Reporter's Notebook: Bush Visit to China
China's Communist Revolution is now three generations old. With fully half its leaders about to retire, the fourth will very shortly begin to take power. So, whom should President Bush get to know while he's in China? Matthew Forney, Beijing bureau chief for Time magazine, talks about the goals and challenges of the Bush visit.
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