How can a travelling salesman for the arms industry claim to be on the side of peace and democracy in the Middle East?
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The west's intervention has caused a security vacuum and set in motion events that aren’t good for Libya, for the United States or for the world.
This is not the new Libya we fought for and we may have to take up arms again if the corruption and greed continue. This time against the new government.
Why Stop the War is supporting the strikes against cuts in pensions and public services on 30 November and urging our supporters to support local demonstrations and protests around the country.
Behind the surface of the Liam Fox scandal is a neocon network exploiting the UK/USA 'special relationship' as a cover for promoting business, military and economic interests throughout the world.
Since the US became the sole superpower in the 1990s, following the collapse of the Soviet Union, Britain has devotedly clamoured for a central role in every US war.
Stop the War's main target is Britain and its support for oppression overseas.
After Afghanistan, Iraq and Libya -- with maybe Syria and Iran to follow -- you'd think Britain had had its fill of endless war, but here's David Cameron threatening more against Somalia.
The media and government do their best to relegate Afghanistan to the forgotten war. Even the deaths of British soldiers are barely reported, those of Afghan civilians almost never.
When there's always money to bail out bankers and fund foreign wars, but nothing for public services, the anti-war movement must link up with the movement against austerity and cuts.
More than two thirds of people in Britain want the troops out now or very quickly. They are sick of the killing and sick of the cost. So why are we still fighting an unjustified and futile war?