A Palestinian woman received the kidneys of an Israeli victim of a suicide attack in a transplant operation Thursday.
The victim, Zeev Vidor, died of his wounds a week after the attack by a Palestinian suicide bomber at a hotel in the seaside resort of Netanya as Israelis sat down for a traditional feast at the start of the Jewish Passover holiday.
BBC also joining the media choir : "Speicher : alive and in captivity in Iraq ?". Wednesday April 3d - just before the late ten o'clock news - the BBC announces :
"We will soon start reporting on the missing american pilot - Michael Speicher - who apparently has been seen alive in Iraq".
"Blitzkrieg" ?the devastatingly effective Nazi war strategy ?is how Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld describes current US military strategy in Afghanistan. Rumsfeld maintains, that the Pentagon must shift its priorities to building a high-tech military capable of launching similar lightning strikes across the world. (Financial Times, 1/2/02)