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[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] In a message dated 02/23/2003 11:59:04 AM Central Standard Time, email@example.com writes: > Exactly my point, only I do not confuse "legality" > I agree with virtually everything you said in your last post. My point is that under the US Oikoumene, the US creates the Laws, creates the interpretation, and enforces these. I believe Colin was simply speaking to this "legal" framework without necessarily speaking to its legitimacy in moral or ethical terms. Clearly, at least to me, it is immoral and unethical, but the fact remains that "it" is the reality. We are forced to operate under the terms of the power brokers to avert the war, lift sanctions, and work for peace. Whilst we do this, we must also work to challenge the narrative and create a world where the "will of the international community" is not corrupted through coercion and bribery. yours in solidarity, Roger Stroope Austin College Sherman Texas, USA www.austincollege.edu _______________________________________________ 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