- Making News: Senate Votes for Iraq Updates, against Withdrawal Timetable
With support for the war in Iraq fading fast, the Senate today passed a resolution calling for "significant transition to full Iraqi sovereignty" in 2006. Jim Kuhnhenn, Congressional Correspondent for Knight-Ridder newspapers, has more on resolutions introduced by Carl Levin (D-MI) and John Warner (R-VA) as well as a provision regarding torture, introduced by Republican John McCain of Arizona.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Debate over Internet Governance
The Internet was essentially invented by the US military and American educational institutions. Domain names and URL addresses are controlled by the US nonprofit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. But at an international summit this week in Tunisia, the goal of spreading the benefits of communications technology to the developing world has been sidelined by international calls for shared control of 'net. Porter Bibb is Managing Partner at Media Tech Capital Partners, a private merchant bank specializing in new media and technology.
Medicare Modernization Act of 2003
Medicare Drug Plan Finder (from CMS)
Kaiser Family Foundation on seniors and medicare drug benefit plan
World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers