Someone had disseminated the wrong time and place. Vertical safe conduct message in English and Arabic. Part of Iraqi no-fly zones.

Sensing another Vietnam, they gleefully reported that 30, body bags had been sent to Kuwait, expecting to fill the airwaves with scenes of returning bodies. Nothing could be farther from the truth. It's rare virgin undrilled ground.

For instance, a 15 September letter on the subject of transferring medical centers states: There is a particularly interesting story about the battleship Wisconsin. Whenever possible make interview subjects available.