Issues / War & Peace
Seven Reasons to Oppose a U.S. Invasion of Iraq
So much for nuclear weapons as a deterrent against war
After five months of waiting, Colombians received news last week that former presidential candidate, Ingrid Betancourt, was indeed alive.
The Bush administration has been widely criticized worldwide for its go-it-alone foreign policy. But in one area the administration is enthusiastically embracing multilateralism, along with the Pentagon and U.S. defense corporations is missile defense..
In 2000 the top six U.S. military companies spent over $6.5 million in contributions to candidates and political parties.
The Bush administration is undermining the logic of deterrence--previously used to make weapons of mass destruction unthinkable in wartime due to certain retaliation--and making the use of Iraqi weapons of mass destruction all the more likely.
No one knows how big the problem of clandestine trafficking in radioactive materials is.
Sharon and Bush as war mongers
Most liberal commentators seemed to agree that Bush was merely the paperback edition of an American president.
"The window of opportunity for peace in Sudan is beginning to close," according to the report.