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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] http://www.yellowtimes.org/article.php?sid=1087&mode=thread&order=0 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. France Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations firstname.lastname@example.org Germany Permanent Representative of Germany to the United Nations email@example.com Russian Federation Permanent Representative of the Russian Federation to the United Nations firstname.lastname@example.org China Permanent Representative of the People's Republic of China to the United Nations email@example.com --------------------------------- Do you Yahoo!? Yahoo! Tax Center - forms, calculators, tips, and more _______________________________________________ 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