- Making News: Hamas Founder Sheik Ahmed Yassin Killed
Tens of thousands of Palestinians took to the streets today after Israeli rockets killed the founder and spiritual leader of the militant group Hamas. In Washington, Israel-s Foreign Minister defended his country's decision to eliminate Sheik Ahmed Yassin, for his role in "killing of more than 400 Israelis in more than 400 attacks that where carried out against Israelis.- Time Magazine reporter Jamil Hamad has an update from the Middle East.
- Reporter's Notebook: Counterterrorism Official Says Bush Sought Iraq-al Qaeda Link
Richard Clarke, a former White House counterterrorism official has accused President Bush and his security team of ignoring the threat of al Qaeda and using September 11 as an excuse to invade Iraq. While Condoleezza Rice says she was -flabbergasted- by the comments, a White House spokesman called it -more about politics than policy.- Former White House advisor Stephen Hess assesses the impetus and impact of Clarke's accusations.
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