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Iraq Weighs Order to Disarm; Italians Protest War

Iraq says it is considering a U.N. Security Council resolution ordering Saddam Hussein's regime to disarm or face "serious consequences." Meanwhile, tens out thousands turn out in Florence, Italy, for an anti-war protest. NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports.

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Sylvia Poggioli is senior European correspondent for NPR's International Desk covering political, economic, and cultural news in Italy, the Vatican, Western Europe, and the Balkans. Poggioli's on-air reporting and analysis have encompassed the fall of communism in Eastern Europe, the turbulent civil war in the former Yugoslavia, and how immigration has transformed European societies.