- Making News: Iran Moving Closer to Nuclear Capability
Yesterday, Colin Powell said new evidence shows -how a determined nation that has the intent to develop a nuclear weapon can keep- [it] -secret from inspectors and outsiders.- The Secretary of State wasn-t talking about Iraq, but Iran. In this week-s Time magazine, Massimo Calabresi reports that Iran-s nuclear progress is -much further along than previously revealed.-
- Reporter's Notebook: Foreign Aid Worker-s View of Daily life in North Korea
The escalating tension between North Korea and the US reportedly stems, in part, from North Korea-s failed economy and its leaders- realization that their regime is in danger of collapse. Dr. Norbert Vollertsen spent 18 months in North Korea with a German aid organization before being expelled in December, 2000. Now, an independent aid worker who helps refugees from North Korea, Vollertsen gives us a look at daily life in that country.
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