Flying Air Wolfowitz

Deputy Defense Secretary Paul Wolfowitz has been leading the charge in the Bush Administration for Washington to take on Saddam Hussein. Brent Scowcroft, George Bush Sr.'s National Security Adviser, now working as an international consultant, is more closely aligned with G.O.P. centrists, notably Secretary of State Colin Powell, who question the wisdom of waging war to topple the Iraqi President. In a pairing some observers thought was odd, Scowcroft joined Wolfowitz last week on a 20-hour nonstop flight to Singapore, where the Deputy Secretary was giving a speech at a three-day security conference (Scowcroft had been invited to attend the same...

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