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Has anyone in Britain hear from Lord Peter Goldsmith on the question of Iraq? "Lord Goldsmith QC was appointed on 11 June 2001 as Her Majesty's Attorney General. The Attorney General, assisted by the Solicitor General, is the chief legal adviser to the Government. "In 1995 he was Chairman of the Bar of England and Wales. He has also held a number of posts in international legal organisations including Council Member of the International Bar Association and the Union Internationale des Avocats. >From 1998 until his appointment as Attorney General he was co-Chairman of the IBA's Human Rights Institute. Between 1997 and 2000 he was Chairman of the Financial Reporting Review Panel, an independent public body responsible for enforcing financial reporting standards. In 1997 he was elected to membership of the American Law Institute and made a member of the Paris Bar. In 1996 he founded the Bar Pro Bono Unit of which he was Chairman until 2000 and remains President. He was the Prime Minister's Personal Representative to the Convention for the European Charter of Fundamental Rights." pg ----- Original Message ----- From: "Sama Hadad" <email@example.com> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Tuesday, March 04, 2003 11:00 AM Subject: [casi] News Analysis: March 2, 2003 > > [ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] > > http://www.iprospect.org.uk/na2mar.html > > News Analysis > March 2, 2003 > > - Saddam attempted to create an impression of total cooperation with the UN > by first suggesting he would not destroy the banned Al-Samoud missiles and > then doing so. The US, UK and Spain all dismissed the move, which was > shortly followed by a warning from an unhappy Saddam Hussein. > > > - UK and France agree that a second resolution is not necessary - but for > different reasons. Still, the US, UK and Spain unveiled a new Iraq > resolution which effectively announces war on Saddam. The US indicates it is > confident of passing the resolution but Russia and France threaten to use > their veto in an attempt to protect their oil interests with Saddam's > regime. Hans Blix, who is due to give the Security Council a potentially > crucial report this week, said that Iraq still needs to do more. > > > - Pressure piles on further against Iraq's dictatorship as the Arab > Emirates, Bahrain and Kuwait call on Saddam to resign and the US tells > Iraqis to separate from Saddam. At the same time, strong signs that an > uprising will ignite in Iraq once the war on Saddam begins while the US > finishes training Iraqi dissidents. US military preparations are put in > limbo as Turkey delays vote on US troops. > > > - A petition of over 700 Iraqis was handed in to Downing Street by the IPO > calling on the UK to commit to establishing democracy in Iraq after Saddam > is ousted. At the same time Bush vows the US will liberate Iraqis of Saddam > and help establish a democratic system. > > > New Analysis provided by the Iraqi Prospect Organisation: > http://www.iprospect.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 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