The Anti-War Room

Articles and resources argue against a war in Iraq. Updated Oct. 29, 2002

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Breaking News/ Commentary 

Dear Saddam: How can I help?
Brian McWilliams, Wired News
People from all over the world -- including the United States -- e-mail Saddam Hussein with advice on how Iraq can defeat America in a war, offer moral support and even broker business deals.

Bush's Armageddon Obsession
Michael Ortiz Hill, AlterNet
Bush's Iraq policy is based on a Biblical narrative that leads inexorably towards the battle of Armageddon.

The Boondocks
If you're looking for good political commentary in graphical format, check out Aaron McGruder's strips.

American Invasion
Tom Tomorrow checks in with a new comic. After Iraq, where next? FOX's new reality show lets YOU decide.

Silence Is Betrayal
by Conn Hallinan, Foreign Policy In Focus
'A time has come when silence is betrayal,' Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. said about Vietnam, another war that targeted civilians, 'that time is now.'

Waiting for Mr. Bush
by Maggy Zanger, Cairo Times
The Kurds of northern Iraq fear they will lose their safe haven in the aftermath of a new U.S.-sponsored war -- but at the same time, they look forward to change.

Making Our Voices Heard
by Paul Rogat Loeb, Soul of a Citizen
For those of us who think Bush's pending war against Iraq is reckless madness, it's tempting to retreat into bitter despair after the Senate vote giving him a blank check to attack. [However,] we might start by recognizing that we've made some progress.

The Case Against War
by Stephen Zunes, Soul Of A Citizen
For the best single article on why it's terrible idea to rush toward war, see the excellent article of my friend Stephen Zunes.

Events/ Protests 

Around the Globe, Protesters Demand Peace
Hundreds of thousands turned out at peace rallies and marches around the globe on Saturday?from San Francisco, where organizers estimated the crowd at 80,000, to Washington, D.C., where estimates ranged from 100-200,000 marchers, to much smaller gatherings in Stockholm, Berlin, and even Baghdad.

Oct. 26 Demonstration in US Cities
The October 26 demonstration and march is being organized by volunteers from around the country who are handing out tens of thousands of flyers, putting up thousands of posters and organizing buses, vans and car caravans to come from their area.

International Action Center: STOP THE WAR ON IRAQ BEFORE IT STARTS
Saturday, October 26, 2002, National March on Washington DC with a joint action in San Francisco

(past protests)
Stop the War Coalition
Stop the War Coalition announced a broad-based demonstration in central London on Saturday, September 28

Help stop the war on Iraq before it starts!
Protest on Oct. 5-7

On Sunday, October 6th, there will be a nationwide protest against war on Iraq.
Please come and speak out against this senseless rush to war.

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