- Newsmaker: Newsmaker: India-s Plans for Limited War
The State Department has urged some 60,000 Americans and all but essential American diplomats to leave India because of a rising risk of conflict between that country and Pakistan. Meantime, the Christian Science Monitor reports that India is actively planning a -small war- against terrorists within the Kashmir region. Scott Baldouf, New Delhi bureau chief for the Christian Science Monitor, is in Kashmir.
- Reporter's Notebook: Management Tips from the FBI
Talk of the FBI-s big new reorganization has focused on who-s to blame for intelligence errors and how Director Robert Mueller can weather the political firestorm. But the real job ahead involves a management challenge, which will determine whether all of us are safer in the years ahead. Doug Smith, an expert in the field of organizational change, suggests applying private sector -behavioral modification- to the public institution.
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