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[Powderworks] NMOC - mural

Jussi Korhonen jussihk@kolumbus.fi
Thu, 27 Mar 2003 19:59:40 +0200

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From: "Jussi Korhonen" <jussihk@kolumbus.fi>
To: ninas <ninajill73@hotmail.com>
Sent: Thu, 27 Mar 2003 19:59:05 +0200
Subject: Re: [Powderworks] NMOC - mural

>On Thu, 27 Mar 2003 12:15:41 -0400, ninas wrote:
>>i don't think so. so, please tell me, why are so many
>>people against this war?! granted, nobody wants to go war, but
>>unfortunately, this has to be done.
>That's the part that creates the anti-war movement. The pro-war
>argument that preventive measures need to be taken isn't convincing
>enough - most of the world still hasn't seen a clear link between
>9/11 and Saddam Hussein. Just because a western regime says they
>undeniable proof, doesn't mean everyone will believe that.
>The other thing is the way the war was started - the UN was used as
>tool to gain support for an aggression, and when that didn't work,
>the UN was cast aside. Even though the US might be acting to achieve
>"good", the means are more difficult to accept. What gives US the
>right to decide when to get rid of someone in the name of peace?
>if you have an answer, you can probably see that not everyone can
>accept that.
>I personally am not either pro or anti-war, I think the whole crisis
>should have been avoided by better co-operation between the US and
>the EU.