Topics and Guests for Monday, Jan. 6

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Stories for Monday, Jan. 6:

• The United Nations weapons inspectors in Iraq are spies, Saddam Hussein told his people Monday in a televised speech. Instead of searching for evidence of weapons of mass destruction, the Iraqi president said, the arms monitors were interested in collecting names of Iraqi scientists, putting questions to them that indicate "hidden agendas" and gathering information about military facilities.

• The U.N. nuclear agency decided Monday against reporting North Korea's defiance to the Security Council, giving Pyongyang another chance to abandon its covert weapons program and readmit inspectors. In Washington, the Bush administration reacted positively to the decision. "We are delighted with the text," said John Wolf, assistant secretary for non-proliferation. John Tsacik, former state dept. official & research fellow in Asian and National Security policy at the Heritage Foundation

• Life after Lott? Trent Lott officially hands over the Senate Majority reigns to Sen. Frist. The details on that story and more…

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Note: Topics subject to change