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AFTERMATH: A victim is carried out of Gujarat's Akshardham temple

A Diplomatic Tug-of-War
While the U.S. congress debated a motion on war with Iraq, the U.S. and Britain agreed on a draft U.N. resolution that gives Iraq a week to list the prohibited weapons in its possession, to allow inspections and to agree to disarm. The draft threatens "use of all necessary means" if Saddam Hussein fails to comply. "The resolution, or resolutions, must be strong enough ... that they produce disarmament and not just inspections," said U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell. That was the easy part. State Department official Marc Grossman visited...

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