- Making News: Civilian Casualties in Iraq
So far, 114 American soldiers and 31 British troops have died in Iraq. Many thousands of Iraqi soldiers also appear to have been killed. What about the toll on Iraqi civilians? Amanda Williamson of the International Committee of the Red Cross says hospitals throughout Iraq, overwhelmed with the flood of civilian and military casualties, have stopped taking count.
- Reporter's Notebook: Targeted Killings as American Policy
Last night, the US tried for the second time to kill Saddam Hussein. Four bombs struck a residential neighborhood, leaving an enormous crater where four houses once stood. The Pentagon says it will take time to determine whether the Iraqi President is dead. Author David Wise and former Senate Foreign Relations Committee senior staffer Danielle Pletka discuss the banned policy of presidential assassinations.
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