- Newsmaker: US Compromises on UN Resolution on Iraq
Today-s Los Angeles Times reports that the Bush Administration has bowed to pressure from Russia and France and agreed to a compromise Security Council proposal on Iraq. Tyler Marshall, who co-wrote the story, says that the US is effectively trading a single-resolution UN policy on Saddam Hussein for a process that postpones any potential American military intervention.
- Reporter-s Notebook: Ariel Sharon-s Visit to Washington
For the seventh time in a year, President Bush and Prime Minister Sharon met yesterday in Washington. As the US tries to mobilize a coalition against Iraq, the White House is concerned about Israel-s occupation of the West Bank and destruction of Yasser Arafat-s headquarters, as Israel braces for the possibility of retaliation by Saddam Hussein. David Horovitz, editor of the Jerusalem Report, says that both parties got what they wanted.
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