Are we going to war? Slate updates the odds.
Are we going to war? Slate updates the odds.
The odds of war in Iraq.
March 10 2003 2:10 PM

With France Like These

The odds of war.


Chance of Invasion
Today: 99 percent

U.S. and France lobby swing votes on Security Council. A leader of Pakistan's ruling party says Pakistan will abstain. Britain implicitly offers to push back March 17 deadline in exchange for votes. New U.S. spin: We've gone to war justly without U.N. support before. Turkey continues to negotiate compensation for U.S. troop deployments.


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