“A complex of angular buildings and a 1,776-foot spire designed by architect Daniel Libeskind was chosen as the plan for the World Trade Center site on Wednesday, The Associated Press has learned.
(…) The new building is planned to be taller than the trade center towers, which briefly stood as the world’s tallest at 1,350 feet. Libeskind’s tower also would surpass Malaysia’s 1,483-foot Petronas Twin Towers, the tallest buildings in the world.” CNN
Is it too late to call off the war? “Conventional thinking (and the higher in a bureaucracy you go the more conventional the thinking gets) says that the United States is now committed to war with Iraq, even if tens of millions of people and most of the world’s governments are against it. You don’t send 200,000 troops to staging areas in the Mediterranean, Kuwait, and Jordan only to call them back without a fight.
I agree. It is a waste of time and money. The question is – What kind of fight?” — Rose Berger, Sojourners
Paul Rogers, Foreign Policy in Focus, suggests that, “contrary to expert predictions, war may still be five weeks
away. The U.N. and antiwar demonstrators still have time to
derail the Bush administrations plans for war.” AlterNet
“There may still be two superpowers on the planet:
the United States and world public opinion.”
— Patrick E. Tyler, in The New York Times
article “A New Power in the Streets,”
Feb. 17, 2003.