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Here's a review of what was on the rundown for Thursday, September 12:

President Bush says Iraq's continued defiance of U.N. resolutions puts the organization's credibility at risk
• Sen. Don Nickles, R-Okla. 
David Scheffer of the U.N. Association of the U.S.A.

Some lawmakers say the Bush administration still has plenty of questions left to answer on Iraq
• Sen. John Rockefeller, D-W.V.

The countries in or near the Middle East have the most to win
or lose with an invasion of Iraq
Sukru Sina Gurel, Turkish foreign minister

Can President Bush go forward with a strike on Iraq without U.N. or congressional approval?
• Judge Andrew Napolitano, FNC senior judicial analyst

Former U.N. weapons inspector Scott Ritter comes under fire for comments he's made about Saddam Hussein and Iraq
David Asman, host of FOX New Live

Many presidents throughout history have defined themselves with a landmark speech. How does President Bush's speech before the U.N. stack up?
David Aaron, former deputy national security adviser
 
A lot of skeptics still question the wisdom of a forced regime change in Iraq
• Rep. Jane Harman, D-Calif.

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