Stories from 2002-07-02
"Saying 'stronger measures' and 'further explanations' were needed to prevent the U.S.-led effort to hunt down al Qaeda and Taliban fugives from killing civilians, Foreign Minister Abdullah said: 'This situation has to come to an end. Mistakes can take place ... but our people should be assured every measure has been taken to avoid such incidents.' " [more]
"Documents obtained by WBUR
show that one of the September 11th hijackers flew to Amsterdam, Oslo, and Cairo in the months prior to the hijackings. The documents are among the evidence that federal prosecutors have tried to prevent from being handed over to a New Hampshire widow in her lawsuit against United Airlines." [more]
"Preliminary reports indicate that heavy cannon fire from a U.S. AC-130 warplane and not an errant 2,000-lb bomb dropped by a U.S. B-52 bomber may have torn into an Afghan wedding party, killing and maiming perhaps dozens of people, defense officials said on Tuesday." [more]
Chomsky analyzes the moral problematic of fighting terrorism for U.S. leaders because of the less than stellar human rights records that the U.S. and its client states have. An insightful analysis of U.S. media coverage of the war on terrorism relates the U.S. political and intellectual culture to this crusade. [more]
"Col. Roger King said the Americans had been visiting the hospital where victims of a U.S. air attack Monday were undergoing treatment when their vehicles came under fire about 1.5 miles outside the city. One soldier was shot in the foot and is undergoing treatment at a clinic at the U.S. base at Kandahar airport, King said." [more]
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(IHT, Apr 30)
"In just five years, Bush has challenged more than 750 new laws, by far a record for any president, while becoming the first president since Thomas Jefferson to stay so long in office without issuing a veto." [more]
(Interactivist Info Exchange, Jul 26)
"Horizontalism is not an ideology, however, it is a relationship — a way of relating to one another in a directly democratic way while at the same time creating through the process of discovery. What has resulted is the creation of an amazing complex of movements, all linked." [more]
This website is a tribute to Why War?, one of the nation's first and most innovative post-9/11 student antiwar organizations. Born on October 22, 2001 at Swarthmore College, we were a handful of freshmen and sophmores who vocally opposed the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere. And now, seven years later, we are retiring this website as we focus our efforts on new directions. We hope that it continues to serve future activists and we remain confident that humanity is on the verge birthing a better world.