Iraq: Weapons Threat, Compliance, Sanctions, and U.S. Policy [Updated March 10, 2003] [open pdf - 105KB]
"On November 8, 2002, the Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 1441, giving U.N. weapons inspectors new authorities; inspections began November 27. Following the latest report by the inspectors on March 7, 2003, the U.N. Security Council remains divided over whether to authorize military action to disarm Iraq."
CRS Issue Brief for Congress, IB92117
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