Jan 07, 2003 — The U.S. Military continues to prepare for war in Iraq, sending thousands of troops to bases in the Persian Gulf. The Bush Administration says war isn't certain, but many observers say the fighting could begin as early as next month. Peace activists in the north country say they, too, are getting ready. A growing number of groups across the region have staged protests and vigils, hoping to win more support. As Brian Mann reports, peace activists in this rural area face harsh weather, isolation--and some questions that don't have easy answers.