On May 17 a legal summons on behalf of the World Tribunal on Iraq (WTI) requested the attendance of President Bush and Prime Minister Blair to defend charges that they are in “violation of common values of humanity, international treaties, and international law” for waging war in Iraq.
Unleashing vengeance through overwhelming U.S. firepower will prove an ineffective and counterproductive response to this new scourge of international terrorism.
We have yet to pay the complete costs of the militarization of foreign policy under the Bush administration, and the bill will be high.
The Bush juggernaut presents a clear and present danger to the people of the world and even to the health of our planet. But it is far from the world’s only problem.
During the past two years our government has taken us resolutely on a march in the opposite direction.
The UN Security Council has been unwilling to authorize the U.S. attack on Iraq–which makes it illegal under international law.
It is unfortunate that the first major post-Seattle legislative battle is over China and the WTO
Despite all the profound disagreements and criticisms, the National Summit on Africa demonstrated decisively that there is a powerful network of activists in the United States who are working on Africa issues.