Thursday, June 1, 2000

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  • Who Is Israel’s Yair Klein and What Was He Doing in Colombia and Sierra Leone?

    Last weekend, Colombian intelligence agents arrested two Israelis and a Colombian suspected of being part of an arms-smuggling network attempting to deliver more than 50,000 guns to guerrillas. [includes rush transcript]

  • U.S. Warplane Drops 6 Bombs Near a South Korean Neighborhood

    Today on Democracy Now! we are going to continue our look at an explosive story that has gotten almost no attention in this country. Three weeks ago, on May 8 a U.S. Air Force A-10 warthog bomber dropped six 500 pound bombs on the village of Maehyang-ri in South Korea. Villagers there claim that seven people were injured and some 170 houses damaged by the bombs. [includes rush transcript]

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