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The opposition within
"Our fervent pursuit of war with Iraq is driving us to squander the international legitimacy that has been America's most potent weapon of both offense and defense since the days of Woodrow Wilson."
--John Brady Kiesling, a 20-year diplomat who was the political counselor at the U.S. embassy in Athens, in his stunning resignation letter to Secretary of State Colin Powell. To see the entire letter and The New York Times story about it, go to (And don't kick yourself for missing it in The News & Observer; it wasn't there.)

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