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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] >From Dave Rolstone who recently returned from Nablus, one of the internationals travelling with ambulances, food deliveries and humanitarian aiders - best, felicity a. (apols for multiple posting, haste ..) This earlier speech by Tony Benn comes a step closer to that foul reality it portends. George Bush is cruising the world looking for support for Outright War against Iraq as reported by the BBC on R4 this week. The Medea has finally been brought to there senses, and they have now started to tell us how terrible the sanctions have been for Iraqi civilians. They are also saying that how ever hard the CIA has tried, Iraq has never been implicated with terrorism. Dave. Tony Benn, 2nd March 2002, Trafalgar Square: -------------------------------------------- "The moment the bombing of Iraq begins, we should stop for one hour. We should remember the women of Baghdad who will be widows, the children who will become orphans. I've never said this before. Non-violent resistance to the government will show they cannot claim to do this in our name. We should stop the buses, stop the trains, stop the schools. Everyone here should raise the threat of war in their schools, places of worship, where they work and live. We could be facing a Third World War, triggered by stupid men" A cowardly air/cruise missile attack on Iraq seems inevitable. This time the peace movement may be ready to respond. USA - the world's superpower vs. Iraq - one of the weakest countries on earth ==========++========= Or should we act now, before the event? Is there enough consensus, enough commitment or just an empty hole of disharmony? Dave. =========+++========= e-mail :- firstname.lastname@example.org <mailto:email@example.com> ============+++=========== _______________________________________________ Sent via the discussion list of the Campaign Against Sanctions on Iraq. To unsubscribe, visit http://lists.casi.org.uk/mailman/listinfo/casi-discuss To contact the list manager, email firstname.lastname@example.org All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk