Moussaoui Death Penalty Trial: A Closer Look

Recent studies show the country's health care system is ill-equipped to deal with what are likely millions of potential psychiatric patients. (Washington Post)


Iranian Martyr Recruitment Website: Coalition Forces In Iraq Be Warned –Iranian Martyr Forces on Alert to Move In

The Iranian reformist Internet daily Rooz reported on March 2, 2006 that "the Iranian martyrdom-seeking [i.e. suicide] forces have launched a website called 'To Die as a Martyr,' and have declared an alert among the Iranian martyrdom-seeking forces." (MEMRI)


Iran Threatens New 'Killing Fields' in Nuclear Row

Iran today intensified its rhetoric in the row over its suspect nuclear programme, responding to a veiled threat of military action by promising to become a "killing field". (Times of London)

El Baradei Hopeful Over Iran Solution

UN nuclear agency boss says he is optimistic crisis can be resolved without security council. (The Guardian)

Comment: Iran's Best Friend

The Bush administration has done more to empower Iran than its most ambitious ayatollah could have dared to imagine. (NY Times)


White House Trains Efforts on Media Leaks

The Bush administration, seeking to limit leaks of classified information, has launched initiatives targeting journalists and their possible government sources. (Washington Post)

Guards Say Homeland Security HQ Insecure

AP Exclusive: The agency entrusted with protecting the U.S. homeland is having difficulty safeguarding its own headquarters, say private security guards at the complex. (AP)

US Army to Probe NFL Star's Death

Tillman joined up after the 11 September 2001 terror attacks The US army is to launch a criminal investigation into the death of a former American football star who was killed in Afghanistan. (BBC)


Austrian Cats Test Positive for Bird Flu

Two to Three Cats in Austria Have Tested Positive for Deadly H5N1 Strain of Bird Flu. (AP)

Nigeria Begins Bird Flu Payments

Nigeria's government has started to pay compensation to farmers whose poultry have been killed because of bird flu. (BBC)


Pentagon Reveals Guantanamo Names

Some inmates have been at the detention camp since 2002 The US defence department has released the names and nationalities of some of the inmates detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for up to four years. (BBC)


Former Serb Rebel Leader Commits Suicide

Milan Babic, the Serb leader of a rebel republic in Croatia and one of the key figures in the Balkan wars of the 1990s, committed suicide in prison, the U.N. war crimes tribunal said Monday. (AP)


Official Princess Diana Probe: No Foul Play

Probe of 1997 Crash That Killed Princess Diana Finds No Evidence of Foul Play, Newspaper Reports. (AP)


Silencing the Critics

The Chinese government must find ways to allow for citizens to express their dissatisfaction with government corruption and its policies without fear. (International Herald Tribune)

A Place That Is Rougher and Bleaker Than Guantanamo

Legal, diplomatic, religious and human rights authorities are struggling to be heard on what many consider to be the "Son of Guantanamo" - a secret prison in Afghanistan where the US military is said to have been holding some 500 "enemy combatants" for as long as three or four years without access to lawyers. (Arab News)

The Insider Daily Investigative Report (DIR) is a summary of major news articles and broadcasts relating to investigative news, including international terrorism and developments in Iraq. The DIR is edited daily from foreign and U.S. sources by Chris Isham, Hoda Osman and Ellen Gustafson of the ABC News Investigative Unit. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect those of ABCNEWS.

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