- Making News: Pressure Mounting on Palestinians to Resolve Internal Issues
President Bush-s so-called -road map- for peace between Israel and the Palestinians is in jeopardy. With only hours left until a legal deadline, the newly named Palestinian Prime Minister is deadlocked with President Yasser Arafat. Sayed Abu Shammala, Palestinian correspondent for the BBC's Arabic Service, says Mahmoud Abbas is applying last-minute pressure on Arafat to insure internal security for his cabinet.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Unmanned Future of the US Military
In Iraq, the so-called -fog of war- was lifted as never before by information technology that allowed commanders far from the scene to make decisions about the battlefield. High technology applied massive power and kept casualties low. Matthew Brezezinski, whose -The Unmanned Army- appeared in this weekend-s New York Times Magazine, considers robot warfare as part of America-s future.
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