The Bush administration launched an offensive this week to justify the war in Iraq and curb criticism of it. Vice President Dick Cheney said terrorists are working to kill hundreds of thousands of Americans "in a single day of horror." Secretary of State Colin Powell conveyed the president's message that "there are no second thoughts on our part."
• Video: Cheney warns of nightmare attack
• Rumsfeld 'surprised' by Iraqi resistance
• Crowd chants 'No, no America'
• Special Report: The New Iraq