Iraq Sanctions Debated The U.S., Britain and Spain introduce a resolution at the U.N. Security Council seeking the end of sanctions against Iraq. Russia and France offer opposition. Meanwhile, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld defends U.S. efforts to restore order to Iraq, saying the situation is improving every day. Hear NPR's Tom Gjelten.
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U.S., Allies Ask U.N. to End Iraq Sanctions

U.S., Allies Ask U.N. to End Iraq Sanctions

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The U.S., Britain and Spain introduce a resolution at the U.N. Security Council seeking the end of sanctions against Iraq. Russia and France offer opposition. Meanwhile, Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld defends U.S. efforts to restore order to Iraq, saying the situation is improving every day. Hear NPR's Tom Gjelten.