- Newsmaker: FBI Agent is Accused of Spying - Counterspy Robert Philip Hanssen has been arrested and faces charges that he spied for Moscow for more than a decade. The 27-year veteran of the FBI, had access to critical US intelligence information. Bruce Merritt, a former US attorney who helped prosecuted espionage cases during the Cold War, reveals the significance of the case.
- Reporter's Notebook: Saddam Hussein's Support of the Palestinians - Saddam Hussein has offered thousands of dollars in financial support to the Palestinians during their recent uprising against Israel. Jerusalem-based Virginia Quirke, who writes for London's Observer and Guardian newspapers, explains his motive and what he hopes to gain from those who have lost faith in Yasser Arafat.
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