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Bush Rejects European Opposition to War on Iraq

France and Germany underscore their commitment to avoiding war with Iraq, but the Bush administration says it will push ahead with war preparations despite European opposition. On Capitol Hill, some senators say the White House must make a more convincing case for military action. NPR's Tom Gjelten and David Welna report.

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Tom Gjelten reports on religion, faith, and belief for NPR News, a beat that encompasses such areas as the changing religious landscape in America, the formation of personal identity, the role of religion in politics, and conflict arising from religious differences. His reporting draws on his many years covering national and international news from posts in Washington and around the world.
David Welna is NPR's national security correspondent.