Dick Cheney Ain't Studyin' War No More

As an Iraq attack seems nearer, he's in a far quieter oil patch as CEO at Halliburton

Dick Cheney is best known as a seasoned cold warrior. So, as the U.N.'s war of words with Iraq flares up, the former Defense Secretary and Persian Gulf war strategist is once again a hot media commodity. CNN wants his take on the sorry state of the Persian Gulf war coalition. USA Today wonders if he's running for President in 2000. As cool, composed, and cerebral as he was at the height of the 1991 crisis, Cheney smoothly fields all the queries. Only this time, he's handling them from his big corner office at Halliburton Co., the oil-services giant.

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