We Proceed In Iraq As Hypocrites Zadie SmithThe utterly fallacious idea at the heart of the pro-war argument is that it is the duty of the anti-war argument to provide an alternative to war. The onus is on them to explain just cause. The case against is clear. To begin war on Iraq would be to launch a pre-emptive strike on a country we fear will attack us on a future … [Read more...] about Anti-War Interviews From The Guardian
Peace and Justice Activism From United for Peace and JusticeReports now emanating from the White House and 110 Downing Street in London clearly indicate the dogged determination of the Bush administration with the strong backing of Tony Blair's Labor government, to wage war against Iraq as soon as possible. In complete defiance of global anti-war public opinion -- that … [Read more...] about -Peace and Justice Activism
by Wade HudsonOn March 5, I head for Baghdad to join the Iraq Peace Team (IPT), a project of Voices in the Wilderness. About twenty IPT members, including myself, will stay in Iraq indefinitely, even if President Bush invades Iraq.We will not deploy ourselves as human shields at highly likely targets, as some peace activists are doing. We will live independently in … [Read more...] about – Why I am going to Iraq
by Adele OliveriItaly is already at war. Nobody would have noticed, had it not been for a handful of trains carrying US military equipment from the military base of Ederle (north-eastern Italy) to Camp Darby (Tuscany); and had it not been, of course, for the mobilizations of a few hundreds of Italian activists who over the past few days have been chasing those trains all … [Read more...] about Stop That Train!
by Matthew LeeWASHINGTON -- US officials appeared stunned by the Turkish parliament's refusal Saturday to allow the deployment of 62 000 US troops for a possible war with Iraq.The officials, who had been prepared to hail the parliament's approval of the deployment based on initial reports that the vote had succeeded, expressed consternation when told that it had in fact … [Read more...] about -Turkey’s Refusal Stuns US