Colin Powell,

secretary of state, emerged as the voice of moderation and multilateralism among the hawks and unilateralists in the Bush administration. As the country braced for a preemptive military strike against Iraq, Powell urged the UN Security Council to approve a resolution calling for unconditional access for weapons inspectors and the right to use force if Saddam Hussein failed to comply.

Charles Pickering, Sr.,2002 People in the NewsMaria Teresa and Maria de Jesus Quiej-Alvarez,