- Making News: Powell Makes His Case to the UN Security Council
US Secretary of State Colin Powell has made America-s case to the UN Security Council. Watching closely was Newsweek investigative reporter Michael Isikoff. The co-author of -No More Hide and Seek,- which appears in this week-s issue, offers some observations on Powell-s credibility and the administration-s -best case- against Iraq.
- Reporter's Notebook: Will Powell Have an Adlai Stevenson Moment?
Forty-one years ago, another US diplomat used satellite photographs for another world-shaking presentation before the Security Council when Ambassador Adlai Stevenson provided the UN irrefutable evidence of Soviet missiles in Cuba. Ted Sorenson, who was a member of the executive committee that advised President John F. Kennedy on the crisis, says that Powell and Stevenson have very different mandates at the UN.
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