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. 29 2002 11:46 PM

So Far, So Nice

The odds of war.

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Chance of Invasion
Today: 57 percent

U.S. officials continue diplomatic preparations for war while stipulating off the record that it's all about scaring Saddam into compliance with inspections. If so, it's working: After three days, inspectors say they're getting full cooperation. They've found nothing suspicious. Peace spin: See? There's nothing there. War spin: There's nothing at the previously inspected sites they've visited so far. Wait till they find the real hiding places.