Are we going to war? Slate updates the odds.

Are we going to war? Slate updates the odds.

Are we going to war? Slate updates the odds.

The odds of war in Iraq.
Nov. 27 2002 3:38 PM

Killjoys

The odds of war.

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Chance of Invasion
Today: 59

Press beats war drums as inspections begin. Wall Street Journal lays out U.S. bombing plans and what to do if Saddam ignites his oil fields. Meanwhile, inspectors stage their first visits and find … nothing. Iraq offers no resistance and tries to give reporters more access than inspectors will allow. Hawks' old spin: Kill! Hawks' new spin: Killjoys!