- Newsmaker: US Makes Immunity Condition to Bosnia Peacekeeping
The US is fighting an eleventh-hour battle on the eve of the creation of the world's first war crimes court. The US wants a guarantee that its peacekeeping troops are granted immunity from the International Criminal Court, which will be inaugurated Monday. If it doesn't get its way, it is threatening to veto a renewal of the multinational peacekeeping force now on the ground in Bosnia. Erwin Arieff is UN correspondent for Reuters.
- Reporter's Notebook: One Woman's Battle to Veil Her Face and Stay on the Road
While many dread the identification photos issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles, the photos actually violate the beliefs of some religiously observant people. That's true for a Muslim woman in Florida, who does not want to remove her veil for her driver's license photo. The state says she can't drive if she doesn't. Pedro Ruz Gutierrez, of the Orlando Sentinel, has more on the collision between public safety and religious freedom.
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