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Iraq/Weapons Inspections

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Iraq/Weapons Inspections

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Iraq/Weapons Inspections

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Mohamed ElBaradei, head of the U.N. nuclear agency, and chief U.N. weapons inspector Hans Blix arrived in Baghdad on Sunday to warn Iraq that it must cooperate more intensely with arms inspectors. Host Neal Conan and guests discuss whether this is the start of effective inspections — or just the beginning of the run-up to war. Plus, hear about the contrasts between Iraq and North Korea.

Guest:

Amy Smithson, Ph.D.
* Director of the Chemical and Biological Weapons Non-Proliferation Program at the Henry L. Stimson Center, in Washington, D.C.

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