UK Anti-militarism Newswire Archive
28-10-2006 11:17The verdict of President Saddam Hussein’s first trial and that of seven former Iraqi leaders- the Al Dujail case- due on October 16th has been postponed till November 5 in order "to complete verifications", writes Gilles Munier.
28-10-2006 10:44Muslim resistance to US-UK imperialism gains nothing from the truly terrorist acts, like those of the London bombings. US imperialism is the main beneficiary of such acts. It is highly improbable that the leaders of Muslim resistance do not understand this or that they would carry out such actions for the benefit of their mortal enemy. Who actually carried out the London bombings?
27-10-2006 19:33Overwhelming majority of world’s governments vote to start work on an international Arms Trade Treaty
27 October , 2006
For immediate release
Control Arms Campaign: Oxfam International, Amnesty International and the International Action Network on Small Arms (IANSA).
27-10-2006 11:27President Bush’s press conference Tuesday was dominated by the worsening position of the US occupation regime in Iraq and its impact on US politics only two weeks before the midterm congressional elections. Bush faced sharper questioning than usual from the normally docile press corps, as well as public criticism from within his own party.
26-10-2006 18:50- IT DOESNT TAKE A LEFTY TO SAY THAT THIS BIT OF NEWS HAS GOT BACKPEDALLED IN THE MAINSTREAM PRESS. . . . in as much as its talked about, even the "whistleblower" seems to want to blame these two people for everything - BUT THAT SEEMS TO AVOID LESSONS THE WORLD NEEDS.
( WITHOUT dismissing words as "commie", "liberal" or "lefty" - do the 2+ 2 =4 )
26-10-2006 18:46Ministry Of Defence (East Midlands)
Eight town tour in recruitment drive for Navy Reservists
26-10-2006 15:51Germanys biggest boulevard-newspaper "BILD" today printed photos showing german soldiers in Afghanistan showing a skull for trophy and fixing it to a patrol car. Among these pics also one showing a soldier trying to put his penis into the skull.
26-10-2006 15:27. . . . AFTER 41 ROUNDS OF VOTING AT THE UN, the venezuela-versus-guatamala choice as south americas delegate for a two-year seat with the big powers is to transfer to a mutual agreement . . . .
( . . . . happy UN "birthday", plus. . . .
26-10-2006 09:08More than 100 serving members of the US military have to date sent “Appeals for Redress” to members of Congress, urging “the prompt withdrawal of all American military forces and bases from Iraq.”
Under the Military Whistle-Blower Protection Act, active-duty military, National Guard and reservists are allowed to file and send a protected communication to a member of Congress on any subject without reprisal.
The action represents the first time that serving military personnel are petitioning Congress to end the Iraq war. The organizations sponsoring the effort are Iraq Veterans Against the War, Military Families Speak Out and Veterans for Peace.
26-10-2006 09:04On October 24, the New York Times published an extended editorial (“Trying to Contain the Iraq Disaster”) laying out its proposals for salvaging the US occupation of Iraq. The commentary expressed at once the perplexity and gloom within the US ruling elite over its prospects in Iraq, and its determination to intensify the violence and terror against the Iraqi resistance.
26-10-2006 08:47Iraq: Spiralling to Civil War? What Role for the Workers' Movement? Discussion and Film Showing.
Tuesday 31st October 7.30pm in the International Community Centre, Mansfield Road
In October of 2001, a little over a month after 9/11, I wrote an article titled The Background is Oil. The hypothesis laid out in this article was that the 2000 US presidential election resulted in a coup of neocons and oil interests who had taken control of the US in order to prepare for the coming peak and decline of world oil production. Furthermore, this coup engineered the 9/11 terrorist attacks to further their own interests.
23-10-2006 21:43Iraqis and Americans must read the information below. They must watch the two videos. And then they, and people over the world, must ask the U.S. government for a full and open explanation of what happened at Camp Falcon, Baghdad, on the 10th of October 2006.
23-10-2006 13:51Nobel Peace Prize nominated Israeli Activists speaking in Bristol.
Monday 30th October, 8pm
Bristol University Students' Union building Click
here for map.
23-10-2006 12:22runes decrypting, latest:
from the "minderbinderaintamuleORtheG.O.P" ADVANCE WARNINGS OF . . . . odd interferences in democracy - quite seperate from the usual bluesversusreds underground hardball - (recall the famous EISENHOWER resignation speech quote )