Jimmy Carter on why the coming war is not a just war
“As a Christian and as a president who was severely provoked by international crises, I became thoroughly familiar with the principles of a just war, and it is clear that a substantially unilateral attack on Iraq does not meet these standards. This is an almost universal conviction of religious leaders, with the most notable exception of a few spokesmen of the Southern Baptist Convention who are greatly influenced by their commitment to Israel based on eschatological, or final days, theology.”
C.I.A. warning of terror risk to G.I.’s in Iraq
The C.I.A. has warned that terrorists based in Iraq are planning attacks against American and allied forces inside the country after any invasion, government counterterrorism officials say.
Union bosses warn Blair of ‘poll disaster’
Tony Blair was last night facing threats from a union heavyweight to sever historic links with the Labour Party, while the new TUC leader warned that the Government’s growing estrangement from the unions could lead to ‘electoral disaster’.