- Making News: Suicide Bomb in Jerusalem, Retaliations in Gaza
In the Middle East, there's been another escalation of deadly violence. A Palestinian posing as an orthodox Jew boarded a Jerusalem bus and blew it up, leaving 16 dead and over 100 wounded. In Gaza, an Israeli helicopter fired missiles at a car, killing two Hamas militants and five bystanders. Newsweek correspondent Dan Ephron says the violence is not unexpected, as it spirals each time there's progress toward peace.
- Reporter's Notebook: Samantha Power on Genocide
Before today-s escalating violence in the Middle East, there were calls for more US involvement in Congo, where brutal fighting has taken the lives of some 3 million in the past few years. A lecturer at Harvard-s Kennedy School, Samantha Power is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide. In it, she documents America-s failure to prevent genocide in many places around the world.
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