U.N. - Iraq

Reports from the United Nations indicate that the United States and the other permanent members of the U.N. Security Council are nearing agreement on the wording of a resolution on Iraq. Washington wants a resolution that threatens the use of force if Baghdad does not eliminate its weapons of mass destruction. Other members of the Council are balking at that threat. Responding to reports of an imminent agreement on the wording of the resolution, U.S. officials say they have not backed down from their insistence that the resolution include a threat. Michele Kelemen reports. (4:00)
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