Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

The Bush administration raises the national terror threat level from yellow to orange, meaning the country is at a "high risk" of a terrorist attack.

Plus:

• The moment for military action against Iraq is almost here, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld says as he travels to Europe to push forward the American case against Saddam Hussein.

• Hamas, a militant group that espouses suicide attacks and a strict Islamic rule, says it is ready to take over the Palestinian leadership from Yasser Arafat.

• One CIA officer is killed and two others are injured in a training accident in eastern Afghanistan.

Details on these stories and more on Special Report with Brit Hume.
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