- Making News: Hans Blix Presents his Report to the UN Security Council
Chief Weapons Inspector Hans Blix told the UN Security Council this morning that there has been progress, but that Iraq still has not been fully cooperative. On the issue of nuclear weapons, the same message was repeated by Mohamed AlBaradei, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency. Peter Grier, Washington editor for the Christian Science Monitor, is following the story from New York.
- Reporter's Notebook: The Example of South African Disarmament
Part of the -progress- cited by weapons inspectors was a plan for experts from South Africa, the only nation to have unilaterally dismantled its nuclear weapons, to advise Iraq on disarmament. South Africa-s disarmament took place after Nelson Mandela was elected to replace the long-time white, apartheid government. Dr. Greg Mills is national director of the South African Institute of International Affairs.
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