Security Council, Bush Doing the Two-Step on Iraq

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President Bush today signed the Congressional resolution authorizing the United States to make war on Iraq. Despite expressing the hope that force will not be needed, Bush promised that it will be used if Iraq does not comply with UN Security Council resolutions. Meanwhile, as the Council begins two days of debate on whether to make tough new demands on Saddam Hussein, Bush challenged the world body to live up to -the purposes of its founding to protect our common security-- We get an update on progress at the UN, including the importance of Iraqi oil to putting together the President-s coalition, and look at America-s military preparations in the Middle East, with UN and Pentagon correspondents, one of the world-s leading economics consultants on oil, and the deputy director of Russia-s Institute for the US and Canada Studies.
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President Bush Signs Iraq Resolution

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Warren Olney