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well organized primer on the prelude to the U.S. War on Iraq by Phyllis Bennis, a
fellow of the Institute for Policy Studies in Washington and a well-known writer and
expert on the Middle East.
||An amazing amount of links on the War on
Iraq with a somewhat organized and topical index. By Robin C. Miller who describes himself
or herself as a Progreessive Freelance Writer. Scroll down on the left, choose a
topic , and links will be displayed on the right. Robin also includes a description of
some of the sites he/she links to. Not a bad place to start.
News about developments in the War that you definately won't find in the "mass"
media. The topics covered in this site will take you well beyond the basics.
||ZNet is the digital, on line expression
of Z Magazine. Like
AlterNet, ZNet has analysis about the war you will not find in the mass press. You
might start out your visit to this site with ZNet's History and
international coalition of peace and justice groups, together with Iraqi counterparts, has
launched a Baghdad-based International Occupation Watch Center and this website.
Occupation Watch monitors activities in Iraq including the political transition to Iraqi
self-rule, any changes in the rights and freedoms of Iraqi women under occupation, the
impact of the occupation on daily life and the dynamics, programs, and composition of the
Iraqi movement to resist occupation.
Muajaha is an independent newspaper that aims to represent all levels of Iraqi society.
The staff is a group of Iraqi students with varied backgrounds, unconnected with either
the previous Ba'athist regime, or with the successor American government. We represent no
political party or faction, and are truly independent."
||Al Jazeera is
the only independant, non-govermental satellite news service originating from the Mideast.
It offers a perspective that is decidely mideastern which of course makes it an anathema
to Bush and Western corporate media. This site does not limit itself to Iraq and the war
but is one of the best sites to explore parallel developments in the region and see how
Advocacy & Activism Web Sites-Click
on site logo to connect.
Peace and Justice is a coalition of more than 650 local and national groups throughout the
United States who have joined together to oppose the U.S. government's policy of permanent
warfare and empire-building. UFPJ has organized the largest US demonstations against the
war. They have an extensive list of local, regional and national actions.
||The Not In Our
Name project was initiated at a meeting in New York City, on March 23, 2002. The meeting
was called for by a letter that proposed ways to strengthen and expand resistance to our
government's course in the wake of September 11, 2001. The group's "Pledge of
Resistance" ends with these words,"Another world is possible and we pledge to
make it real."
THEM HOME NOW! is a campaign of military families, veterans, active duty personnel,
reservists and others opposed to the ongoing war in Iraq and galvanized to action by
George W. Bush's inane and reckless challenge to armed Iraqis resisting occupation to
"Bring 'em on." Our mission is to mobilize military families, veterans, and GIs
themselves to demand: an end to the occupation of Iraq and other misguided military
adventures; and an immediate return of all US troops to their home duty stations.
||The Guardian is a British mainstream
newspaper with a left of center approach. The sites linked to in its antiwar section
mainly deal with antiwar activism and social and humanitarian support for the people
of Iraq. It is divided into UK, North Americ and the Rest of the World. Check out its
links to progressive Literary and Artistic sites
having dutifully served our nation, do hereby affirm our greater responsibility to serve
the cause of world peace. To this end we will work, with others
(a) Toward increasing public awareness of the costs of war
(b) To restrain our government from intervening, overtly and covertly, in the internal
affairs of other nations
(c) To end the arms race and to reduce and eventually eliminate nuclear weapons
(d) To seek justice for veterans and victims of war
(e) To abolish war as an instrument of national policy.
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some articles here that are not printed in Common Dreams.
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