Green Left Weekly #601, October 6, 2004

Submitted by Editor on Wed, 13/10/2004 - 00:23

Iraq: Get out now!

It's been a frequent refrain of US officials that Washington is winning its counter-insurgency war in Iraq. `It's very important for the people of the world really to know that we are winning, we are making progress in Iraq. We are defeating terrorists': in this case, however, it was US-installed Iraqi Prime Minister Iyad Allawi who made the claim. Of course the similarity between Allawi's claims and White House propaganda is hardly coincidental, as Allawi's Interim Government of Iraq is a creation of the US occupation. Moreover, Allawi's speech was drafted by US officials.

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* UNITED STATES: Troops suffer from Bush's war


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Green Left Weekly #601, October 6, 2004


Greenhouse denial: Kyoto treaty shame

The clock is ticking. If global industry's greenhouse gas emissions do not begin to be significantly and rapidly reduced within decades, humanity faces potentially catastrophic consequences. Yet, confronted with the world's most pressing environmental problem, Western governments have brazenly thrown their weight (and subsidies) behind the corporate polluters' efforts to stall the measures necessary to avert the crisis.

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International News

# IRAQ: 'Things are definitely not improving'

# CHINA: More trapped in illiteracy treadmills

# UNITED STATES: Troops suffer from Bush's war

# VENEZUELA: 'Time to deepen the revolution'

# BOLIVIA: Cocaleros will not be 'eradicated'

# EAST TIMOR: For a fair maritime boundary!

# SUDAN: Why Washington won't save Darfur villagers

# INDONESIA: Controversial new military law adopted

# PALESTINE: 'We will never give up our lands or our liberties'

# In brief

Comment and Analysis

# Greenhouse denial: Australia's Kyoto treaty shame

# Our Common Cause: Looking beyond elections 2004

# Bob Brown: 'Social justice is an absolute pillar of the Greens'

# 'Real change happens outside parliament'

# Who stands up for the Greens' principles?

# Sri Lankan asylum seekers face deportation

# The interpreters who played with refugees' lives

# Whose justice?

# High school students launch activist alliance

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