Are we going to war? Slate updates the odds.

Are we going to war? Slate updates the odds.

The odds of war in Iraq.
Feb. 28 2003 2:28 PM

Pak Contribution

The odds of war.

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Chance of Invasion
Today: 98 percent

France says Iraqi agreement to destroy banned missiles shows inspections are working, but U.S. dismisses it as more "deception." Pakistani official says, "It seems we are considering a positive vote" for war resolution. Russia threatens to use its veto if "international stability demands it" but evacuates Russian diplomatic families from Iraq. Arab ministers reject U.S. suggestion to urge Saddam to step down.

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

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