The New York Times: will anything stop Bush?

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It may be wishful thinking that Saddam can ever change or abandon his ambition to lead the Arab world. But the question that clings to the capital like the first snow of winter is whether anything will be enough for Bush. "Everyone in this town who claims to know the president's mind says he is determined to finish off the Saddam weapons of mass destruction problem and the regime," said Fritz Ermath, who was chairman of the National Intelligence Council under the first President Bush. Still, he added: "We are at a colossally important milestone. How this plays out is extremely important for the international order, for the credibility of the United States as a power, and as a consensus leading power, or not."

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