The Impact of Delaying War in Iraq

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As the Security Council prepares for another debate on war with Iraq, President Bush is warning about the consequences of further delay. The US now has some 250,000 troops in the region, and British soldiers are engaged in live-fire exercises along the Kuwaiti border. But delay is exactly what France, Russia and Germany are aiming for. Is that the way to peaceful disarmament, and even regime change, or will it strengthen Saddam Hussein-s resolve? Will it allow for an even bigger American buildup or erode the morale of impatient soldiers? Will US allies, already few in number, be able to stay the course against massive protests? We look at the consequences of continued delay with journalists and experts in politics, international law and the military.
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San Mart-n-s story about "la ni-a Rosa"



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