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a huge economic development program. He cut taxes, raised wages,
and subsidized basic foods. He took land from the wealthy and
gave it to peasants. He launched impressive housing, health, and
education programs. Free education was established from kindergarten to
the university. Eliminating illiteracy became the target of a large-scale
effort. He also launched an ambitious program to emancipate women
-- a remarkable move in an Arab country -- including equal pay and outlawing
job discrimination on the basis of sex."
(If that sounds familiar, consider the harsh and unrelenting near 40 year old propaganda, economic, military and political war, blockade, and covert-actions the US has engaged in against the 11 million Cubans for initiating similar reforms. South Vietnam made the same mistake. This is the "rot" that "the establishment" has feared would spread throughout the "Third World" if it were not stopped in its tracks by the "world's greatest democracy." )
There is also an impressive collection of books about the censorship that the U.S. used to sell and sustain their War of Mass Destruction against Iraq. If you are interested in some titles I will be happy to forward them to you.
"The Gulf War was the most interesting piece of reporting that I did because
it came out with a story that the press didn't tell the America people ...
that the Gulf War was absolutely unnecessary.... George Bush decided he
wanted a war. And George Bush decided to tell Saddam Hussein to go ahead
and invade Kuwait." Pierre Salinger.
Does anybody know of a url and/or further details regarding Pierre Salinger's
statement please ??
> Assalamo alamun itabah al hoodah.
Regards from: H~E~L~P, UK. Moonirah.......
Due to voluntary British and humanitarian Kuwaiti Students
co-operation, further queries and 'good will' messages can
be mailed to the following UK address:
Chairman, Dr Fawzi Al Khawari. [Kuwaiti Red Crescent Medic]
H.E.L.P. [ Hostages' Envoys for Liberty of Prisoners in Iraq ]
41 Porchester Terrace
LONDON W2 3TS
Students within the UK and USA are welcome to offer 'voluntary help'
for the H.E.L.P. Worldwide Campaign by contacting the N.U.K.S., The National
Union of Kuwaiti Students, in London Telephone: + 44 207 7062535.
[ As reported in Arab Press last year, Moonirah joined a Kuwaiti Students'
Petition Parade to the Kuwait Red Crescent Headquarters -1999. ]
Contact information for the Committee of detainees' families:
PO Box 299,
Sabah Al-Salem 44000
Telephone: 00965 5526081
Fax: 00965 5527061
H.E.L.P. Worldwide Campaign posters can be seen at the W.C.I.A.
and details of events in English or Welsh are available from the
Executive Officer Richard Jones, Temple of Peace, Cathays Park,
Cardiff, Wales, UK. Fax: + 44 29 20640333 Tel: + 44 29 20228549.
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