Are we going to war? Slate updates the odds.

Are we going to war? Slate updates the odds.

The odds of war in Iraq.
Dec. 17 2002 4:36 PM

Iraq 'n' Roll

The odds of war.

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Chance of Invasion Today: 65 percent

Los Angeles Times poll finds 1) 72 percent of Americans say Bush hasn't made the case for war; 2) support for a ground war has fallen from 70 to 58 percent; and 3) only 26 percent would support a unilateral attack. Military begins airing radio propaganda to turn Iraqi soldiers and civilians against Saddam. Defector says Iraqi scientists may not have information the U.S. hopes to get from them on WMD programs.

Will Saletan writes about politics, science, technology, and other stuff for Slate. He’s the author of Bearing Right.

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