- Making News: Saddam-s Capture and US-Europe Relations
After winning agreement from French President Jacques Chirac and West German Chancellor Gerhardt Schroeder, former Secretary of State James Baker now travels to Russia to get it to help Iraq-s reconstruction by relieving its debt. Is the detention of Saddam Hussein making his task easier? The Christian Science Monitor's Howard La Franchi is following the efforts to stabilize the Gulf and repair damaged transatlantic relations.
- Reporter's Notebook: Saddam, the Paranoid Narcissist
Former President George H. W. Bush once compared Saddam Hussein to Adolph Hitler, but one student of political leaders says Saddam is much more like Joseph Stalin. Richard Dekmejian, a professor of political science at the University of Southern California, is working on the psycho-political profile, Profiles in Power-but it-s not what the former dictator-s friends had in mind.
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