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Coercive Diplomacy and the Shrinking Coalition36:17
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photoToday, France says it won't support a Security Council resolution on Iraq without more time. China, too. Stark differences are dividing the U.S. and its allies as the U.N. inspectors' report draws near. Is Washington's coercive diplomacy shaking or shrinking the international coalition?

Guests:

James Bone, UN correspondent for the Times of London

Morton H. Halperin, former director of policy and planning at the Department of State, senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, author of "Deter and Contain" in the American Prospect magazine

Lawrence Korb, former Assistant Secretary of Defense in the Reagan Administration, current director of National Security Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations

This program aired on January 21, 2003.

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