SO THE ’liberation’ of the Iraqis is beginning - with massive carpet
bombing. The US military have planned to use ten times the amount of
bombs dropped in the whole of the last Gulf War in the first 48 hours of
this war. They are prepared to use ’moabs’, nicknamed the ’mother of all
The CWI in Brazil, Socialismo Revolucionario (SR), held a very
successful public meeting earlier this week on the war on Iraq at the
University USP, in San Carlos, in the State of Sao Paulo. Over 130
students and teachers attended the packed meeting.
More than 10,000 workers, students and activists marched through
Toronto, in Canada, on the 15 March anti-war protest organised by over
40 labour and community groups under the slogan ‘Build homes don’t bomb
A teachers’ union in a school in Hackney, East London, has announced its
backing of a half day strike by students on Day X. Furthermore the local
union will ask all its members to also come out with the students on the
day a war begins.
The right wing cabal surrounding George Bush in the White House are
determined to go to war with or without United Nations backing. Tony
Blair is also determined to be in on the act. Take away the political
window dressing, the recent statements by both leaders, particularly
Bush’s warmongering State of the Union...
The final countdown has started towards Bush and Blair’s war on Iraq.
Within days a murderous onslaught will be launched against the Iraqi
people. Weapons like the devastating "Daisy cutter bombs", depleted
uranium muntion and cluster bombs will rain down on Iraq and open the
door to new horrors.