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The Political Scene (10 February 2003)

The contents of US Secretary of State Colin Powells 5 February speech to the Security Council did not change anyones mind on the question of Iraq, but his harsh tone suggested that the US may be at the point of no return on the road to war.

Powell Puts His Case

US Secretary of State Colin Powell claimed in advance that his 5 February presentation to the Security Council on Iraq would provide compelling evidence of Iraqs...