Osama bin Laden and other terrorists are harder to get close to than the Soviet leaders during the Cold War. US agencies want an increase in "soft power" to get inside the heads of extremists and potential recruits. We hear the pros and cons and ask if al Qaeda is running a better propaganda machine than the western alliance. Also, the Mayor of Detroit is charged with felony crimes, and the Olympic Torch is on its way to China, but not without protest. Will it make the summit of Mount Everest?
Banner image: A French protestor of the human rights group 'Reporters Without Borders' is carried away by plainclothes police as China's top Olympic organiser Liu Qi (R) addresses a speech during the lighting ceremony of the flame for Beijing's Olympic Games in Ancient Olympia. Photo: Louisa Gouliamaki/AFP/Getty Images