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Iraq Sanctions Pose Legal, Political Issues

Legal questions arise as President Bush calls on the U.N. Security Council to lift sanctions imposed years ago against Iraq. Lifting the sanctions could leave the United Nations with less influence in Iraq's rebuilding process. Hear from NPR's Michele Kelemen and Ian Johnstone, assistant professor of International Law at Tufts University.

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