Early last year, the latest Gulf War broke out, and, within weeks,
British and American leaders claimed that peace would prevail: that
the fighting had ended. More than six months after the 'end of the
war', soldiers, and Iraqis, are still dying. What went wrong? Was Bush
lying all along, or did he just make a mistake?
I think that the answer to this question is obvious: Bush and Blair,
or 'Bliar', as anti-war campaigners call him, have lying to us all
along. Before the war, the UN vetoed the war, until such time as there
was any proof that Saddam Hussein had weapons of mass destruction.
Bush and Blair, however, decided to ignore the clearly superior views
of others. They went straight ahead with the war, insisting that
action must be taken 'before it is too late'. However, by the end of
the war, no weapons of mass destruction had been found. In fact, on
the scale of weapons of mass destruction, America has enough power to
dominate the world!
Before the war broke out, the majority of British citizens were
against it. However, after the start of war, many changed their views,
not because they thought there should be a war, but because they
believed that it was their duty to support on English soldiers, who
believed what they were doing to be justified. However, as the war
went on, its popularity, not only in Britain, but also in America, was
This left Blair in a sticky condition! He had supported Bush in the
war, had failed to find any weapons of mass destruction, and now was
losing his popularity. At this point, he must have considered
renouncing anything to do with Bu...
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of the debate on Iraqin the parliament. In the South Korean capital,
Seoul, more than 2,000 people marched on the city centre to oppose the
sending of South Korean troops to Iraq. A quarter of a million people
took to the streets in the city of Sydney. One march, shortly before
the annual Labour Party conference, started in Hyde Park and was
followed by a rally in Trafalgar Square addressed by speakers
including Tony Benn, filmmaker Ken Loach and Labour MP George
Galloway. George Galloway said "Foreign occupiers are not the solution
to Iraq's problem, they are Iraq's problem."
These views are all summed up in the posters used in a Paris demo,
'NON A LA GUERRE! NO TO WAR!'
I think that, quite simply, Bush and Blair, the (B)liars, have got to
go. They deserve to be tried for war crimes, and to be convicted!
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