The Israeli Cabinet approved and released last week a map of the wall it calls a “security barrier.”
The following is an excerpted letter from the Iraqi Communist Party issued on Oct. 18. To see the letter in full go to www.iraqcp.org
Stop violating labor rights CHICAGO – Two U.S. trade unionists just back from Iraq say they hope their trip is the beginning of cooperation and solidarity between the U.S. labor movement and Iraq’s newly re-established unions.
The much-anticipated international donors’ conference on Iraq, like the United Nations resolution adopted earlier in the month, failed to help the White House out of what Newsweek’s Nov. 3 cover story calls “Bush’s $87 billion mess.”
Widening reports of low morale among U.S. troops are adding to pressures on the Bush administration to find a bailout for its failed Iraq policy.
Congress voted to approve the Bush administration’s $87 billion package for the occupation and reconstruction of Iraq and Afghanistan, but not without vocal and sometimes vehement opposition by lawmakers and peace activists.
Opinion Last year, the Bush administration sought $15.5 million for a three-year program called Robust Nuclear Earth Penetrator Program (RNEP), to study usable nuclear weapons.
This week an important new development for a negotiated resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian crisis emerged from a meeting in Jordan of Israeli and Palestinian leaders.
After two years of over-the-top ratings, the public standing of the Bush administration has taken a sudden nosedive, according to any number of recent polls