UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
25-08-2006 12:57As Iraq burns and Afghanistan trembles, the oceans of the world rise ever
higher and the skies fill with the smoke of innumerable factories and jet flights for the rich.
25-08-2006 12:56An Asian member of the European Parliament who claims he has repeatedly been treated as a suspected terrorist while travelling has warned the European Union against moving towards a system of "ethnic profiling" following the alleged plot to blow up transatlantic planes.
25-08-2006 07:46As if to emphasis its role as obedient lap dog for Israel and the United States, the United Nations has changed its “rules of engagement” in Lebanon. “New rules of engagement for U.N. troops in Lebanon permit soldiers to shoot in self-defense, use force to protect civilians and resist armed attempts to interfere with their duties, a U.N. document says,” reports Reuters.
24-08-2006 21:22The compulsory recall of ‘inactive servicemen’ in the United States might even go unnoticed in North America and most the world until analysts, historians and later generations look back at the present events unfolding in these contemporary times, years from now and place them into focus within a larger matrix of events.
24-08-2006 20:22IT IS TIME TO LEAVE IRAQ
24-08-2006 19:31A former Army officer describes the realities of Bush League unreality on the topic of the Battle of Baghdad, just admitted yesterday by Ambassador Khalilzad -- but having happened three years ago. Welcome to Orwell 101.
24-08-2006 19:22While we in this country are subjected to endless coverage of fake bomb plots and a ten year old dead white girl case, the 33 Day War has dramatically altered the Middle East and the World. The slaves of Lebanon took the full wrath of their master and did not blink. This is a powerful turning point in the balance of power and marks the beginning of the end of subjugation.
24-08-2006 18:34e mail received re 16th december march over edo's complicity in war crimes in lebanon, palestine, iraq and afghanistan
24-08-2006 13:15Cambridge activist Genevieve Passamonte was in Israel at the height of the war against Lebanon and Gaza I spoke to her recently about what she saw of the movement against the war and the wall.
24-08-2006 09:41In June of 1982, when Israel invaded Lebanon with 80,000 soldiers, killing 17,000 Lebanese and Palestinian in a matter of a few weeks, my father, who had known some of the early Zionist leaders, ....
24-08-2006 09:37The Bush administration yesterday signalled its rejection of Iran’s offer of “serious negotiations,” setting the stage for punitive economic sanctions and an escalating confrontation with Tehran.
People young and old from all over the world are being activated to participate in this GLOBAL Art/Peace project taking place in communities everywhere Sept 16/17th
This effort follows the success of smaller localized Chalk4Peace events in London since 2003
and in various locations around the world notably @ The Museum of Modern ARF
24-08-2006 06:31The sequence of these terror alerts based on phony information, repeated over several years, inevitably creates amidst the British and American public, a sense of disbelief: an uncomfortable feeling that both Scotland Yard and the British Home office are lying. The counter-terrorism apparatus is desperately crying wolf, which could potentially trigger in the United Kingdom, a political crisis of immeasurable consequence.