- Making News: Colin Powell Goes to UN for a Resolution on Iraq
In Baghdad, workers continue to remove the remains and identify those killed in last week's suicide bombing of the Canal Hotel. In New York, Secretary General Kofi Annan offered words of mourning and determination. Meantime, says Colum Lynch of the Washington Post, Secretary of State Powell is trying to negotiate a UN resolution to help stabilize Iraq, but is being frustrated by US unwillingness to cede authority in order to broaden international support for such a mission.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Hutton Inquiry
For almost two weeks, news in Great Britain has been dominated by an official inquiry into a dispute between the office of Prime Minister Tony Blair and the government-owned BBC. Mary Dejevsky, diplomatic correspondent for London-s Independent, reports on the so-called Hutton Inquiry and allegations that the British government "sexed-up" a dossier to overstate the threat in Iraq.
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