Tonight on Special Report with Brit Hume:

Jim AngleBrian WilsonCarl Cameron report:
Secretary of State Colin Powell will meet with U.N. Security Council members next Wednesday to make clear the relationship between Saddam Hussein and Al Qaeda terrorists, President Bush says in his State of the Union address. And what's the reaction to the speech inside the Beltway, the nation and the world?


• Russia seems to be budging while France remains unmoved by arguments that time is running out for Iraq to disarm as the U.N. Security Council prepares for a crucial meeting.

• North Korean negotiators say the dispute over their country's nuclear activity can only be solved through dialogue with the United States.

• Bolstered by a resounding election victory, Prime Minister Ariel Sharon calls for national unity against "the murderous hatred" of Palestinian militants, but his efforts to form a broad coalition government are likely to be thwarted by the defeated Labor party.

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