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Friends, The following dispatch comes from ArabicNews.com. It is significant that the scheduled review of the continuing sanctions is also scheduled for October. Peace, Ken Freeland (USA) US plans to strike Iraq in October Iraq, Politics, 8/31/98 Diplomatic sources in Cairo said they expect the U.S. to direct a military strike at Iraq in October should Baghdad continue its refusal to cooperate with the special international committee, UNSCOM, investigating weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. The sources told ArabicNews.com Saturday that the "U.S.A informed France, Russia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Egypt that it expect to be supported in military operations against Iraq if Baghdad continued its current status." The sources added that "Washington has reached an understanding with France and Russia concerning this matter after Washington's approval last February of changing its plan to strike at Iraq and allowing the United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan to meditate to solve the crisis peacefully." The sources added, "In case of Iraq's insistence on its current status, the military operations will aim at weakening the Iraqi regime to the utmost degree in order not to defy the Security Council's resolution." * The only REAL weapon of mass destruction in Iraq is the US/UN sanctions regime: The United Nations estimates 1.2 million Iraqi victims of the sanctions, and the death toll grows daily. A presentation by this eyewitness is available to any group in the Houston/Texas area. Write me back for details! * Wag the Dog: Life imitates art. * Bill Clinton: Terrorist in Chief. * NO BLOOD FOR MONICA! (If ever there was a case for impeachment . . .!) * "You can't fool all of the people all of the time." -Abe Lincoln * Be forewarned: the "Nonviolence Web" (alias NVWeb) Discussion Board is secretly censored for ideological content by its "moderator" Martin Kelley. (Details available -- write me!) Genuine nonviolence and censorship do not mix -- insist on the real thing!