- Newsmaker: Can Arafat Hold A Ceasefire After Suicide Bombing Kills Twenty? - After Friday's suicide bombing killed 21 young Israelis and wounded many more, Israel has been poised to retaliate. But yesterday, Yassir Arafat declared a cease-fire, and Israel says it is waiting to see if the cease-fire is enforced. We speak with Johora Baker in Jerusalem, Editor of the Palestine Report online, a publication of the Jerusalem Media and Communications Center.
- Reporter's Notebook: US Reacts To Suicide Bomber Killing Twenty - At the White House today, Secretary of State Colin Powell and Condoleezza Rice, the President's national security advisor, directed discussion about what to do in the Middle East. We speak with Aaron Miller, Senior Advisor on Middle East negotiations at the Department of State.
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