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Re: [casi] BBC article on OFF

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In a message dated 11/26/03 3:56:43 PM Pacific Standard Time, writes:

> Exposing the effects of sanctions is important not only to help
> people be more sceptical when people like Blair and Straw talk about
> 'helping the Iraqi people' in order to get UN oversight of the
> transition but also to try and persuade the guilty governments to
> cough up much more money and help without needing to control Iraq.

Perhaps another excellent reason to spread the truth about sanctions, or
total blockade, is so that the people of the world will not accept this weapon in
the future.  Today the world narrowly avoided imposing sanctions against Iran.

Roger Stroope
Northern Arizona University
Graduate Department- Anthropology
Flagstaff USA

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