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[casi] Silver Lining?

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There may be no second resolution. And the German-French proposal calling for a large number of 
inspectors and a contingent of United Nations Peacekeepers to be sent with them will surely be 
vetoed by the U.S. and Britain. However, there is a loophole in the U.S. power to stop the 
French-German plan. Under the "United For Peace" provision of the U.N. laws, Security Council 
members may take their proposal to the General Assembly for a vote.
The French and the Germans are attempting to do whatever they can to prevent war. If the Bush 
administration and whomever they have bought and coerced on the Security Council object, France, 
Germany, Russia, China and their other co-sponsors may go the General Assembly for a vote; this 
will make it possible for U.N. Peacekeepers to depart for Iraq as soon as possible, hopefully 
within 24 to 48 hours. Once the peacekeepers are there, it will be almost impossible for the U.S. 
to bomb Iraq.
Let's checkmate George and disarm him peacefully. Write the Security Council members ASAP. Marx 
will crack a paradoxical smile as this crisis plays itself out.
Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations
Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations
Russian Federation
Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations
Permanent Representative of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations

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