So Far, So Nice

The odds of war.

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.

Wednesday: 59 percent