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Dear List, Has someone got a crystal ball? Otherwise, the Reuters message, dated Oct. 02, 2003, looks erroneous. Greetings, Bert G. >From: "ppg" <email@example.com> >To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> >Subject: [casi] Where is Lord Goldsmith? >Date: Sat, 15 Mar 2003 09:17:25 -0500 > > >[ Presenting plain-text part of multi-format email ] > >(I wonder whether Lord Goldmith will be accompanying Blair in the Azores) >-pg > >From Reuters Oct 02, 2003 > >Two of Britain?s most senior legal figures have warned Prime Minister Tony >Blair that military action against Iraq to force a regime change would >breach international law, the Financial Times said on Monday. The newspaper >said Attorney General Lord Peter Goldsmith and Solicitor General Harriet >Harman had given Blair confidential advice that international law would >allow military action in ?limited circumstances? to support UN resolutions. >?But it rules out war to achieve regime change,? it said. The legal advice >puts Britain in a potentially difficult situation if it does end up >supporting the United States alone in a military attack on Iraq, the paper >added. Officials at Blair?s Downing Street Office could not confirm the >legal advice and said they had no comment on the report. The Financial >Times did not say when the advice was given, nor did it give its sources >for the information. (Reuters 062348 GMT Oct 02) > > > >_______________________________________________ >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 _________________________________________________________________ Chat online in real time with MSN Messenger http://messenger.msn.co.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