- Making News: The End of Diplomacy on Iraq
After days of non-stop political arm-twisting, the UK, US and Spain have ended efforts at securing passage of a second Security Council resolution on Iraq. Also, today, Secretary of State Colin Powell has declared that the time for diplomacy is over. In Britain, a second cabinet minister has resigned from Tony Blair-s government. With war imminent, George Bush will address the nation tonight. Michael Hirsch of Newsweek has more.
- Reporter's Notebook: CNN-s Own War
In 1991, a little known reporter covered the Gulf War live from Baghdad. The exposure made Peter Arnett a media star, and CNN the breaking news channel-of-choice for much of the world. Now, Arnett has left, and other cable news channels have elbowed their way onto the scene. Joe Flint, who covers the media for the Wall Street Journal, says CNN is doing its best to be the channel to watch if and when the President launches a war against Iraq.
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