Are we going to war? Slate updates the odds.

The odds of war in Iraq.
Feb. 14 2003 10:15 PM

Irritable Colin

The odds of war.

33_030205_saddameter_95

Chance of Invasion
Today: 94

U.S. campaign for Security Council war support collapses. Saddam declares a domestic ban on WMD, as demanded by U.N. Blix and ElBaradei note Iraqi cooperation and dispute Powell's Feb. 5 indictment of Iraq. Most council members reject war and call for more inspections. No deadline is discussed. Peace spin: U.S. can't bully U.N. War spin: U.N. can't stop U.S.

22_saddameter_graph

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

  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Dec. 19 2014 4:15 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.