- Making News: Pentagon Evaluates Worst-Case War Scenario
Despite the Bush administrations public optimism about the chance of a quick and easy victory if there-s war in Iraq, there is a list of possible worst-case scenarios in the desk drawer of Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld. David Sanger is White House correspondent for the New York Times.
- Reporter's Notebook: Presidents and Anti-War Protestors
In recent weeks, protesters filled American streets to speak out against war in Iraq, just as they did to Ronald Reagan put missiles in Europe. The nuclear freeze movement also turned out massive crowds. But, Richard Nixon saw demonstrations that were larger and more intense than any in US history. John Dean was in the White House as the President-s counsel.
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