Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

With no assurance of the outcome, the Bush administration says it is time for the 15 nations on the U.N. Security Council to "stand up and be counted" on using force to disarm Iraq. But the French, German and Russian foreign ministers say they would "not allow" passage of a U.N. resolution to authorize war against Iraq. What's next?

Plus:

• A homicide bomber blows himself up aboard a crowded bus in the northern Israeli city of Haifa, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens of others.

• Turkey's powerful military chief says that the army backed the deployment of U.S. troops in the country for a war in neighboring Iraq.

• A high-ranking Al Qaeda leader suspected of masterminding the Sept. 11 terror attacks is being held at the main U.S. military base in Afghanistan after his weekend capture.

• The United States is considering whether to send fighter jet escorts with reconnaissance planes near North Korea after jets from the communist country intercepted an American surveillance flight and shadowed it for 20 minutes.

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