The Mood in Baghdad Iraq today brushed aside President Bush's planned ultimatum for Saddam Hussein to give up control of the country. The rejection came just hours before Mr. Bush's scheduled televised speech, and just hours after U.N. weapons inspectors were called out of Iraq. NPR's Melissa Block talks with NPR's Anne Garrels in Baghdad about the departure of U.N. weapons inspectors and the mood in the city.
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The Mood in Baghdad

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Iraq today brushed aside President Bush's planned ultimatum for Saddam Hussein to give up control of the country. The rejection came just hours before Mr. Bush's scheduled televised speech, and just hours after U.N. weapons inspectors were called out of Iraq. NPR's Melissa Block talks with NPR's Anne Garrels in Baghdad about the departure of U.N. weapons inspectors and the mood in the city.

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