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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.

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