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Mid-April planning

Dear All,

So far as we know, the UNSC Panels are due to report in about a month's
time. We can be confident that there will be, both before and after they
report, a wave of government propaganda concerning all three dimensions of
the present inquiries. Ideally, the anti-sanctions movement ought to

1) pre-empt the findings of the Panels, saying what they _should_ find;
2) respond immediately to the Panel reports; and
3) rebut instantly government propaganda concerning the Panel reports.

The most important task is of course (3). I suggest a concerted
letter-writing/faxing/emailing effort immediately after the Panel reports
come out to (a) respond to the government's spin on the Panel reports and
(b) respond to the Panel reports themselves.

The _logistics_ could be organised at the 20 March meeting in London (see
earlier message).

The _content_ would depend on enough of us being able to study the
reports/government claims/other evidence and pool a response straightaway.

Is there anyone willing to prepare for either the UNSCOM or the Kuwaiti
Panels? (Not that these have the same priority as the humanitarian issue, of

Milan Rai

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