On February 24, the US and Britain presented the other 13 members of the UN Security Council with a draft resolution which declares that "Iraq has failed to take the final opportunity afforded it in resolution 1441 (adopted by the council on November
BY DOUG LORIMER On the weekend of March 1-2, two military transport ships carrying equipment, including 300 helicopters, for the 17,000 troops of the US army's 101st Airborne Division departed Florida on a three-week voyage to the Persian Gulf.
BY EVA CHENG Even though it was only a few years after the 1945 US nuclear attack on Japan, between 1950 and 1953, China's young Communist government, technologically miles behind the US, courageously fought alongside North Korea to repel US
BY ROHAN PEARCE On February 26, US President George Bush told the American Enterprise Institute a "liberated Iraq can show the power of freedom to transform that vital region, by bringing hope and progress into the lives of millions". Bush went
SYDNEY — Around 200 people rallied against a war against Iraq in Auburn, in Sydney's western suburbs, on February 28. The rally was initiated by the Socialist Alliance and endorsed by the Iraqi Women's Committee, the Western Suburbs Peace
BY DAVE ANDREWS FREMANTLE — Meeting on February 24, Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) employees at P&O Ports here decisively rejected an enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA) negotiated between their union and P&O. Despite heavy promotion by
Joburg businessmen ease into their limos, sip iced coffee under restaurant umbrellasand beneath the city, rust corrugated shackswhere dust and hunger hide sad faceswhere millions of township peoplewalk each day slowlythe nothing they own making not a
BY ROHAN PEARCE A February 20 report by CBS News has revealed that United Nations weapons inspectors in Iraq consider US "intelligence" — like that presented by US Secretary of State Colin Powell to the Security Council on February 5 — to be
BY NICK SOUDAKOFF On February 12, the Philippines government renewed its military offensive against the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF). Three-thousand government troops, backed up by air force bombers, helicopter gunships, artillery and
BY STEVE O'BRIEN NEWCASTLE — The Socialist Alliance has decided not to stand against Progressive Labor Party member Harry Williams in the seat of Newcastle in the March 22 NSW election. The PLP failed to gain state electoral registration and


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