Is Iraq Back in the Crosshairs of the US?

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As Vice President Cheney heads to the Middle East, President Bush is vowing action against Iraq's Saddam Hussein. Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair is supportive, but Jordan's King Abdullah warns of "catastrophe" for the region and Egypt is trying to convince Iraq to forestall any action by admitting UN weapons inspectors. While there are reports that a US timeline has been established for attacking Iraq, there is disagreement within the administration over how and when to begin such an action. We hear the case against Saddam Hussein and warnings about the price of success, as well as the risk of failure, from former members of the CIA, State Department and Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board, as well as the editor of Jordan's leading newspaper.
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Al Ra'i

Central Intelligence Agency

The Middle East Institute in Washington

Project for the New American Century

See No Evil: The True Story of a Ground Soldier in the CIA's War on Terrorism

United Nations


National Basketball Association

National Collegiate Athletic Association



Warren Olney