- Making News: Tenuous Truce in the Middle East
Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the Al Aqsa Brigade have agreed to a 3-month suspension of violence against Israel, which continues to call for the total dismantling of the -terrorist infrastructure.- Cameron Barr, who-s in Jerusalem for the Christian Science Monitor, says the groups- leaders may be responding to Palestinians- frustration with the Intifada and their desire for a return to normalcy.
- Reporter's Notebook: Senator John Kerry
The first presidential primary won-t be until early next year in New Hampshire, but the campaign among nine declared Democratic candidates is already hot and heavy. Last week, polls showed Massachusetts Senator John Kerry with a nine-point lead in New Hampshire over Vermont-s former Governor, Howard Dean. Nationwide, Kerry runs about even with his Senate colleague from Connecticut, Joe Lieberman.
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