- Making News: Car Bombing, New US Offensives in Iraq
In Iraq, the Interior Ministry claims that the city of Samarra has been retaken from insurgents after intense, house-to-house combat supported by air strikes and armor. Howard LaFranchi reports from Baghdad for the Christian Science Monitor.
- Reporter's Notebook: Russia Says It Supports Kyoto
Nobody mentioned it during last night's debate on foreign affairs, but Russia has agreed to sign the Kyoto Protocol on Global Warming. To take effect, the treaty needed 55 nations responsible for 55% of the world's emissions of greenhouse gases. The number was reached long ago, not until this week was the requisite percentage met. That's a big defeat for President Bush. Jonathan Pershing of the International Energy Agency, looks at the consequences.
American Independent: Michael Peroutka
Democratic: John Kerry
Green: David Cobb
Libertarian: Michael Badnarik
Peace and Freedom: Leonard Peltier
Republican: George W. Bush
La Franchi's article on consideration of new Iraq offensive
Bush-Kerry Presidential Debate on Foreign Policy
Commission on Presidential Debates
The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (Kyoto Protocol on Global Warming)