Topics and Guests, December 5

Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

President Bush greets the leaders of Kenya and Ethiopia amid fresh concerns about security in the Horn of Africa, an area U.S. officials have described as a possible haven for terrorists.


• President Saddam Hussein urges the Iraqi people to support the new U.N. arms inspections as a welcome opportunity to disprove American allegations that his government still harbors weapons of mass destruction.

• Shares of United Airlines' parent, UAL Corp., plunge more than 64 percent before being halted as bankruptcy looms for the No. 2 U.S. airline after a government board denies the company's request for financial aid.

• He was born in the first term of Theodore Roosevelt, was first elected when Dwight Eisenhower was president and is retiring with the modern Republican party he helped form firmly in control. Sen. Strom Thurmond is 100.

• Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry files papers to open an exploratory committee for a possible campaign for the 2004 Democratic presidential nomination.

Details on these stories and more on Special Report with Brit Hume.
— Guests and topics are subject to change