Stories from 2004-04-06
"Question and answer session with President Kharzai; from the 'Good Morning Afghanistan' program: 'You and the President'" [more]
"Senator Richard Lugar, of Bush's own Republican Party, told a weekend U.S. television news show that 'I would have thought there would be a more comprehensive plan.... The fact is that we don't know what we are going to do' in Iraq." [more]
"The intelligence officers at Fort Meade rely on a sophisticated suite of supercomputers and telecommunications equipment to analyze millions of messages and phone calls each day, looking for certain keywords or traffic patterns." [more]
"A protest march on a Spanish coalition base near the holy city of Najaf ended in violence in which a coalition soldier from El Salvador and one from the US were killed along with about 20 Iraqis. Many more were injured." [more]
"Iraqi police in the city visited mosques dropping off leaflets in Arabic from the US military, telling residents that there was a daily 7pm to 6am curfew. They ordered them not to congregate in groups or carry weapons, even if they were licensed. They instructed people that if US forces enter their homes, they should gather in one room and, if they want to talk to the troops, to have their hands up." [more]
"'[A] terrorist, massive, casualty-producing event somewhere in the Western world -- it may be in the United States of America -- [would cause] our population to question our own Constitution and to begin to militarize our country in order to avoid a repeat of another mass, casualty-producing event,' says General Tommy Franks." [more]
"In interviews with the Maariv, Yediot Aharonot and Haaretz dailies, Sharon defended the plan, saying it serves Israelís interest, not that of the Palestinians. 'The Palestinians understand that this plan is to a large extent the end of their dreams, a very heavy blow to them,' he told Haaretz." [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.