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[ This message has been sent to you via the CASI-analysis mailing list ] "Once inside Baghdad, the havoc caused by the U.S. invasion and occupation was overwhelming." Khury Petersen-Smith, Campus Antiwar Network delegate to this month's mission to Iraq. Read his report at <http://www.traprockpeace.org> Khury can be reached at <email@example.com> CAN is a primary national student anti-war network, with over 150 campus member organizations. It is a democratic, grassroots and student owned and operated network that has earned international recognition. It was invited to join a recent peace delegation organized by United for Peace and Justice, Global Exchange and Occupation Watch. Please visit CAN's new website at <http://www.campusantiwar.net> While at Traprock's homepage, you'll notice new important material. Such as: Resources and information on the February 15 Worldwide Vigils for Peace at sunset. These are being held all over the world, in large cities and small towns. A generic downloadable flyer (designed by Traprock's Sunny Miller) is available. Put your own organization's info on the flyer. Uranium Weapons. Illegal and very harmful. Shouldn't this be obvious? Yet the national US media largely ignores it (hardly the case elsewhere). See Karen Parker's paper on the Illegality of 'depleted' uranium weaponry and Dr. Chris Busby's paper on its dire health consequences. (The US has, according to the Guardian (UK) dumped between 1000 and 2000 tons of radioactive depleted uranium in Iraq during Gulf War, about 3 to 5 times as much used there during Gulf War I). How is the US getting away with this? See also an account of whistleblower Doug Rokke's standing up to the Department of Defense as he tells the truth about DU. Traprock has toured with Doug nationally to over 30 cities and campuses. Jeremy Corbyn, British MP, gave us his address to the just-ended World Social Forum, as well as his British article on the Forum. We're posted the US Army's own regulations on managing DU-contaminated equipment in war zones. Note the environmental and health requirements. Is the US following its own regulations? See also the recent UK Parliament questions on depleted uranium. Read about Palestinians on Verge of Humanitarian Catastrophe, by our new website contributor Genevieve Cora Frase An update of Glen Rangwala's work, including his newest paper on the Deferring of Democracy in Iraq. David Keppel's view of the State of the Union, and his set of election year questions. These are handy for anyone who wants to ask tough questions of candidates. Heather Wokusch's piece "Bushwhacking Mother Nature: US Environmental Destruction Abroad" - Her European perspective is an important one for American audiences. Another European taking the US to task for its use of uranium weaponry. And if you haven't listened to Scott Ritter's December address to students yet, you really missed something. It's available for download for radio play or for listening on your computer. A Boston Radio station played it, and many websites have picked it up. Thousands have visited the Traprock site for this important talk. Download it, put it on a CD and share it in its convenient MP3 format. Much more is on the way. Charles Jenks, attorney at law President of the Core Group Traprock Peace Center 103A Keets Road Deerfield, MA 01342 413-773-1633; Fax 413-773-7507 firstname.lastname@example.org http://traprockpeace.org _______________________________________ Sent via the CASI-analysis mailing list To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-analysis All postings are archived on CASI's website at http://www.casi.org.uk