Vice President Dick Cheney says any future ?aggressive action? against Iraq will be backed by the international community. ?I think if aggressive action is required, I would anticipate that there will be the appropriate support for that both from the American people and the international community,? he says.

The Pentagon and the CIA have begun preparations for an assault on Iraq involving up to 200,000 U.S. troops later this year with the aim of removing Saddam Hussein from power.

President George Bush?s war cabinet, known as the ?principals committee? agreed at a meeting in late January that the policy of containment of Iraq has failed and that active steps should be taken to get rid of Saddam Hussein.
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The document pictured here was discussed on Dreamland on February 23, 2002, during the segment with UFO investigator Clifford Stone and reporter Leslie Kean. To see a large-sized image of the document, click on “Full Story” below, then click on the thumbnail.

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Moon mush?a type of slush?exists beneath the surface of the moon, according to a team led by James Williams at NASA?s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California. New calculations developed by the British mathematician Augustus Love reveal how the Moon?s surface and interior react to the gravitational pull of the Earth and the Sun.
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Astronauts on board the International Space Station may soon be able to experience the elaborate rituals of the Japanese tea ceremony. Japan?s National Space Development Agency (NASDA) is planning to include a 13 square foot tearoom in Japan?s section of

?Space travel is psychologically difficult so the idea is to provide a calm place where astronauts can relax,? says NASDA spokesperson Yoshihiro Nakamura.

But a space-based tea ceremony could not be conducted in the usual manner. The traditional ceremony is a formal affair, in which kimono-clad, elegant women prepare green tea for honored guests, which will be hard to accomplish in a zero-gravity environment.
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