Topics and Guests, February 5

Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

The United States, arguing that Saddam Hussein has done nothing but repeatedly defy U.N. disarmament orders, begins laying out its case at the Security Council for military action against Iraq.


• British Prime Minister Tony Blair asserts that Iraq has some links with Usama bin Laden's Al Qaeda network, despite a British Broadcasting Corp. report that British intelligence has discounted any ties.

• North Korea says that it had reactivated its nuclear facilities and was going ahead with their operation "on a normal footing."

• Prosecutors tell a Hamburg court that a Moroccan student accused of supporting the Sept. 11 terror plot followed a murderous extremist ideology and was a member of the Hamburg terror cell that included three of the homicide hijackers.

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