"At the same time, Bush indicated yesterday that he would nothesitate to move against Iraq without the backing of the UnitedNations. 'If the United Nations Security Council won't deal with the problem, theUnited States and some of our friends will,' Bush said." Boston Globe, 20 Sep 02> "We are also guided by the conviction that no nation can build asafer, better world alone." George Bush, TheNational Security Strategy of the United States of America, September2002 Does the Bush administration speak out of both sides of itsmouth? The answer seems to be, unequivocally yes.