Harper’s Index

Take a look at Harper'sٙ Index: November 2002. Interesting, sometimes even eye-opening.


Ratio of Japanese killed in 1945's U.S. atomic-bomb attacks to Iraqi children killed due to U.N. sanctions : 1:3

Number of reports that President Bush referred to on September 7 as evidence of Iraq's nuclear threat : 2

Last year in which the agency Bush cited as the reports' author had new information on Iraq's nuclear program : 1998

Number of "indications" the agency had then of "any physical capability" to produce weapons-grade nuclear material : 0

Click the "Sources" button at the bottom of the list to find out where these facts came from.
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