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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] It isn't very hard to determine the effect of Bush's speech in Europe. I wasn't impressed but it will be a few days before widespread opinion is expressed. Most TV commentators felt he was efficient and clever. They didn't say they were convinced. There aren't many people left who haven't made up their minds already so a rehash and what has to be regarded as a completely hypocritical appeal to the sanctity of UN resolutions is not likely to change anything. France still seemed to be talikjng strongly about the need for two separate UN resolutions and was claiming support from Europe and from Arab world. I didn't see any Iraqi response beyond meaningless rejection on the grounds it was all lies. I have only seen right-wing US commentators who were very predictable. I saw one ex-inspector(irish) who was unimpressed. IDS was predictably in favour. Regards, Chris _______________________________________________ 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