The Pacifica Evening News, Weekdays

The KPFA Evening News, Weekdays – February 1, 2004

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  • With weapons of mass destruction no where to be found, the Bush Administration is planning to establish an investigation of intelligence failures concerning Iraq – critics say it’s an election year ploy
  • 2 suicide bombers blow themselves up in the offices of 2 Kurdish parties alligned with the U.S. occupation forces, killing at least 56 and wounding some 200 people
  • The BBC’s former director says British Prime Minister Tony Blair’s government systematically bullied the network over its Iraq coverage, which was critical of the U.S.-British invasion
  • Quatamala announces food rationing for 77 thousand of its poorest residents on the brink of starvation