- The Washington Times - Thursday, January 23, 2003

SAUDI ARABIA
Kuwaiti suspect held in killing of American
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates Saudi border guards arrested a Kuwaiti suspected of killing one American and critically wounding another in an ambush in Kuwait, the official Saudi Press Agency reported yesterday.
The agency quoted an Interior Ministry official as saying the Kuwaiti was arrested yesterday "sneaking into Saudi Arabia from Kuwait."
Two civilian contractors working for the U.S. military were ambushed Tuesday near Camp Doha, about 10 miles west of Kuwait City. One of them, David Caraway, was in stable condition yesterday at al-Razi hospital in Kuwait City.

NATO
Robertson's resignation comes as a surprise
BRUSSELS NATO Secretary-General George Robertson unexpectedly announced yesterday he will step down in December, declining offers to stay for another year.
As the alliance's top civilian official, Mr. Robertson has been praised for pushing reforms, overseeing NATO's decision in November to invite in seven new members and securing commitments from European allies to boost their military capabilities.

BRITAIN
Thatcher statue vandal may face jail
LONDON A man who admitted beheading a marble statue of Margaret Thatcher to protest global capitalism was convicted yesterday, and the judge warned him he could go to jail.
The trial at Southwark Crown Court in London lasted half a day and a jury deliberated for an hour before finding Paul Kelleher, 37, guilty of criminal damage for the attack in July on the 8-foot, $240,000 likeness of the former prime minister.

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