Some officials fear any discussion of the economy would be bad for the President now, while others say he must take that risk.
American officials now fear the Iraqis will once again play for time.
If the report is confirmed, many American officials fear, the news could cause an arms race in the area.
Officials fear the death toll could be up to 300.
Some officials here fear there could be more violence during the holiday.
Early today, officials feared that there might be a total of 200 dead.
Officials here fear that right now the Swiss public would vote it down.
Some former inmates return to the battlefield, as American officials fear they will.
While such reports put the city's situation in some perspective, officials here fear that they may keep tourists away.
But officials fear that when those who fled are eventually found they may be in very bad physical condition.