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>Dear all, >From my understanding, when the Ba'ath Party first came to power, it was oppressive in a more covert way, in order to assuage the mass movements that was going on the time. That lasted for a few short years. And so it remains to be seen, whether the current reforms are cosmetic are not. My point is, it is up to the anti-sanctions movement to watch any changes closely, because it is in the US' interests to downplay or distort them. It appears that some people on this list are not interested in tracking these shifts, whether cosmetic or not, It is, ofcourse, easier to undermine someone's credibility than to present a cogent counter-argument, Philippa Winkler ===== Original Message From VnStroope@aol.com ===== >[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] > >In a message dated 11/15/2002 6:28:39 PM Central Standard Time, >firstname.lastname@example.org writes: > > >> > >Or, perhaps due to external pressures and the reality of the current >situations, Iraqi politics are evolving. It has happend before in the world, >it could happen again. I am hopeful but not optimistic. > >Philippa Winkler is obviously not "new" to this situation. > > >Roger Stroope >"Ideas are more powerful than weapons" >Austin College, Sherman Texas > >"Individuals have international duties which transcend the national >obligations of obedience…Therefore [individual citizens] have the duty to >violate domestic laws to prevent crimes against peace and humanity from >occurring" -- Nuremberg War Crime Tribunal, 1950 > > >_______________________________________________ >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 email@example.com >All postings are archived on CASI's website: http://www.casi.org.uk _______________________________________________ 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