This program is 29 minutes long
(Studio: Jim Avila) The day's events in the battle between Israel & Hizballah before the U.N. cease-fire outlined.
(Beirut: John Berman) The Israeli commando offensive across the border in Lebanon featured; scenes shown of wounded soldiers, damages from air raids, displaced Lebanese; details given of the U.N. plan for an international peacekeeping force along with Lebanese government soldiers. [Lebanese prime minister's chief advisor Mohamad CHATAH- says it is outrageous.] [Israeli foreign ministry spokesman Mark REGEV- explains.] [In Beirut, two LEBANESE - react.]
(Studio: Jim Avila) The latest developments in the foiled international terrorism plot outlined on screen.
(London: Nick Watt) The capture of plot ringleader Rashid Rauf in Pakistan & the following raids in England that led to many arrests examined; details given about how London is a hotbed of Muslim extremists; scenes shown from a martyrdom tape made by one of last year's bombers. [Asia-Pacific Foundation Sajjan GOHEL- explains how recruits are indoctrinated.] [Radical Muslim activist Anjan CHAUDRY- backs the cycle of violence.]
(Studio: Jim Avila) The death of three US soldiers in a remote region of eastern Afghanistan reported.
(Studio: Jim Avila) The death of two US soldiers in Iraq noted.
(Baghdad: Jonathan Karl) ABC News exclusive interview with Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman Gen, Peter Pace about the war in Iraq presented; details given of the mission in Baghdad to capture the enemy & clean up the city. [PACE - says amnesty may be appropriate to stop the fighting in Iraq & that those who have been resisting have to be invited to the table.] [4th Infantry Div. commander Gen. James THURMAN- talks about killing the terrorists.]
(Studio: Jim Avila) AP report that President Bush's administration did not want to spend money to detect liquid bombs noted.
(Washington: David Kerley) The issue of liquid bomb detection & developing technologies to detect explosives examined; scenes shown of sample bombs; details given from a GAO report concluding the TSA delayed development of a detection device. [Ahura Corp. CEO Douglas KAHN- shows a detection device.] [Representative John MICA - talks about transitioning to new technology.] [Homeland Security Secretary Michael CHERTOFF - cites research spending on explosives detection.]
(Studio: Jim Avila) A Cuban newspaper report on President Fidel Castro's health reported.
(Studio: Jim Avila) A closer look at a crime wave in Juarez, Mexico, introduced.
(Juarez, Mexico: Brian Rooney) The murder of women in Juarez featured; details given about several unsolved rape & murder cases & of the need to dig up mass graves to identify the victims; scenes shown of the memorial pink crosses. [Forensic anthropologist Mercedes DORETTA- says these cases could have been solved with appropriate investigations.]
(Studio: Jim Avila) Taped interview held with Mexican-born actress Salma Hayek about the murders. [HAYEK - says the poor young girls are being raped & mutilated & thrown in the desert.]
(Studio: Jim Avila) The Coast Guard rescue of people from a burning ship in the Gulf of Mexico reported; scenes shown.
(Studio: Jim Avila) Report introduced.
(New York: Ned Potter) The 25th anniversary of the personal computer featured. [Retired IBM engineer Dave BRADLEY, Computer History Museum Chris GARCIA- comment on the PC.]