- Making News: Two Leaders of a Mosque in Albany Held in Missile Plot
Federal agents today arrested two leaders of a mosque in Albany, New York. The imam and one of its founders are charged with conspiring to purchase a shoulder-fired missile to assassinate Pakistan-s ambassador to the UN. Governor George Pataki says the arrests prove the government is doing what it should. Viveca Novak, who covers terrorism for Time magazine, has more on the sting, which authorities say is not connected to the terror alerts earlier in the week.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Cameron Kerry on Brother John-s Middle East Policy
Since Senator John Kerry-s first-losing-campaign for Congress, one of his top advisors has been his younger brother. Cameron Kerry is a Boston attorney who specializes in litigation involving communications law and environmental regulation. He-s also a convert to Judaism. With President Bush actively courting Jewish voters this year, how would a Kerry administration be different? We hear from Cameron Kerry.
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