New Information Revealed on bin Laden and 9/11

PAKISTAN TALEBAN RAIDS

Terrified Villagers Flee As Bombers Strike At Taleban

Pakistan appears finally to be rooting out the insurgents on its border (The Times of London)

DUBAI PORTS DEAL

Bush Looks to Senate to Save Ports Deal

President Bush Hopes to Avoid Getting Steamrolled in the Senate Over Ports Deal. (AP)

Video: Ports Deal Turmoil
(ABC News)

U.S. DOMESTIC SURVEILLANCE

FBI Cites More Than 100 Possible Eavesdropping Violations

Findings from a report by Justice Department Inspector General Glenn A. Fine may confirm concerns about the administration's policies in the war on terror. (Washington Post)

Analysis: Behind The Deal On NSA Wiretaps

Congress sidesteps battle with Bush over wiretaps, is adamant on ports. (CS Monitor)

IRISH BORDER CRIME INVESTIGATION

Police Raids Target Top Republican

Three people have been arrested in a massive security operation linked to a major investigation into organised crime on both sides of the Irish border. (London Telegraph)

AIDS MYSTERY

Answer to AIDS Mystery Found Behind Bars

It is one of the most puzzling mysteries of the AIDS epidemic: Why did blacks, in little more than a dozen years, become nine times as likely as whites to contract a disease once associated almost exclusively with gay white men? (Washington Post)

ZIMBABWE WHEAT SHORTAGE

Zimbabwe Days From Running Out Of Wheat

Zimbabwe is down to its last few days of wheat supplies and many bakeries have little or no bread. (London Telegraph)

SUDAN AID

Little Aid Being Spent In Sudan

Little of the $4.5bn pledged a year ago for reconstruction by donors has so far reached the southern Sudanese people. (BBC)

LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS

Jordan Jails Iraq Militant Agents

Eleven militants have been convicted in a Jordanian military court of running a network that recruited and smuggled fighters into Iraq to attack US forces. (BBC)

ANALYSIS & OPINION

Face to Face With the Ugandan Crisis

Beyond the Ravages of Civil War, Relief Workers Deal With AIDS, Malaria, Lack of Education. (ABC News)

War on Opium Gives Golden Triangle a Different Hue

In the past five years, the opium poppy fields that for the last two centuries lent splashes of color to the pervading green of the jungle have become a thing of the past. (Reuters)

Negative Perception of Islam Increasing

Forty-six percent of Americans have an unfavorable view of Muslims, higher than in the months after 9/11. (Washington Post-ABC News)

Islam's Tolerant Face

Given the monstrous crimes perpetrated in the name of Allah, it is easy to despair about the future of the Muslim world. Nonstop news about bombings, beheadings and general bedlam will no doubt lead more and more Westerners to conclude that we are at war with an entire civilization. (LA Times)

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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