- Newsmaker:Israel to Seize Territory as Response to Bombings
For the second day in a row, Jerusalem has been hit by a deadly terrorist attack. The suicide bombing, at a bus stop in an area that-s been a frequent target of terrorists, left at least seven dead and 37 injured. James Bennet, Jerusalem bureau chief for the New York Times, reports that Israel has announced that is it holding Yasser Arafat personally responsible and will begin seizing Palestinian territories in the Gaza strip.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Mexico-s President Unveils Secret Files
With his election, President Vicente Fox broke 70 years of one-party rule by Mexico-s Institutional Revolutionary Party. Now, Fox has made good on a campaign promise by releasing 80 million intelligence files and appointing a prosecutor to look into cases of torture and murder. Sergio Aguayo, columnist for Reforma, assesses the substance and symbolism of releasing the files.
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