We examine our national security and the road to war. Chief U.N. weapons inspector Hans Blix reports to the Security Council on Friday. Martha Raddatz of ABC News brings us that report and the latest from our NATO allies. The U.S. continues to hope that developments in North Korea can be managed by diplomacy. David Sanger of the New York Times covers this week's developments and takes a look ahead. The CIA chief, the terror threat and the latest from Osama bin Laden. How is America handling the threat? Michael Duffy of Time magazine reports. And, finally, American troops on the way to war. Tom Gjelten of National Public Radio brings us up to date on American troop deployment and preparedness. Moderator: Gwen Ifill. [26 minutes]
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