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Monday, October 8, 2001 Volume 67, Issue 33



U.S. Britain strike Afghanistan, al-Qaida

The United States was put on guard Sept. 11.

Biological stike hard to counter

The much-anticipated U.S.-led military response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks began Sunday with massive bombing strikes against numerous targets in Afghanistan, the country where suspected terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden operates from under the protection of its fundamentalist Islamic regime, the Taliban.

Ex-Treasury Secretaries convene

It is one of only three Cabinet positions created by the U.S. Constitution, and the scope of its powers is broad. Yet the office of the Secretary of the Treasury
(which has under its purview matters as life-and-death as the protection of the President and as seemingly arcane as foreign exchange rates) is one that is
often misunderstood by the public.

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