CBS was the lone holdout on Tuesday as ABC's Jonathan Karl and NBC's Richard Engel both covered the diplomacy by Manouchehr Mottaki, Iran's Foreign Minister, as he tried to defuse tensions with Israel. Now Lara Logan plays catch-up, filing for CBS from the United Nations on Minister Mottaki's reassuring words. NBC followed-up from the White House with John Yang as President George Bush, too, urged jaw-jaw rather than war-war. Yang also noted that Chairman Mark Mullen of the Joint Chiefs of Staff was wary of "opening up a third front," calling that "extremely stressful" for the US military.
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