So What is standing in the way of the states pulling the trigger now? “Al-Shabab television, owned by Saddam’s son Uday, said the decision to defy Bush’s ultimatum was made in a joint meeting of the Revolution Command Council — Iraq’s highest executive body — and the leadership of the ruling Baath party. Saddam chaired the session.” I’m off to read more before school….

update: So it seems that there is still debate among our new people as to whether or not war is imminent, though the general consensus is that it will be sooner rather than later, and there is more debate over this than there is over whether or not there is going to be a war.