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The current issue of our magazine is now online.  The theme of this issue is:
"POWER POLITICS: Oil, Terror and the War Against Afghanistan."
Click the links below to read the articles.

I hope you'll find this material informative, interesting and useful.

     Richard Sanders
     Coordinator, COAT

P.S. For info on receiving a hard copy of our magazine, see the end of
this email.

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Issue #46       Press for Conversion!       Dec 2001
             Published quarterly by the
     Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT)
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                  POWER POLITICS:
    Oil, Terror and the War Against Afghanistan
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                  PIPELINE POLITICS

Oil Interests: Bush Obstructed FBI Investigation
        By V.K.Shashikumar
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/real_reasons_oil_french_book.htm

U.S. Agents Told: Back Off the bin Ladens
        From the Sydney Morning Herald
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/real_reasons_more_on_carlyle.htm

U.S.-Taliban Relations: Friend Turns Fiend
        By Ishtiaq Ahmad,
        Lecturer, International Relations,
        Eastern Mediterranean University, North Cyprus.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/real_reasons_oil_us_taliban_relations.htm

U.S. statement when the Talibhan took Kabul, 1996
        By Glyn Davies,
        U.S. State Department spokesperson
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/us_terror_afghan_history_hajibullah.htm

The New Great Game: Oil Politics in Central Asia
        By Ted Rall, social commentator, cartoonist
        and columnist.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/real_reasons_oil_rall.htm

The Strategic Importance of Central Asian Oil
        Quotations from: Dick Cheney, Doug Bereutter,
        Mortimer Zuckerman, Bill Richardson, Richard
        Perle, Center for Security Policy and the
        U.S. Department of Energy.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/real_reasons_quotes.htm

Strange Bedfellows: The Bush and bin Laden Families.12
        By the Intelligence Newsletter
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/bin_laden_ties_to_bush.htm

The Carlyle Group
        From various sources
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/real_reasons_carlyle_group.htm

Bush League: Mixing Oil, Big Money and Politics
        From various sources
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/real_reasons_oil_bush_cabinet.htm

Unocal Testimony on U.S. Interests in Afghanistan
        By John Maresca, Vice President,
        International Relations, Unocal Corp.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/real_reasons_oil_unocal_short.htm

Unocal links to U.S. military and CIA
        By Oregon Peaceworks
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/real_reasons_oil_unocal_links.htm
 
 

                  HYPOCRISY and STATE TERROR

Hidden Agendas of State Terror
        By John Pilger,
        Former chief foreign correspondent, UK Mirror.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/real_reasons_us_terror_pilger.htm

Northern Alliance
        By Human Rights Watch
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/real_reasons_northern_alliance.htm

Who is Osama Bin Laden
        By Michel Chossudovsky, Professor of Economics,
        University of Ottawa.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/bin_laden_chossudovsky.htm

U.S. Provoked the Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan
        Interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski,
        President Carter's National Security Adviser
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/us_terror_afghan_history_brzezinski.htm

Hatch would Arm bin Laden Again
        By Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St Clair,
        co-authors, Whiteout: CIA, Drugs and the Press.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/bin_laden_orrin_hatch%20quote.htm
 
 

                  IMPUNITY from INTERNATIONAL LAW

Above the Law:  U.S.-sponsored Terrorism
        By Peter Dale Scott, professor emeritus,
        University of California, Berkeley.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/us_terror_afghanistan_scott.htm

Why the War Against Afghanistan is Illegal
        By Arnold J.Chien, Associate Researcher,
        Institute for Health and Social Justice.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/legality_civilian_toll.htm

I.C.C.: Impunity for U.S. Soldiers?
        By Adam Porter
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/legality_us_and_icc.htm

Military Courts: Part of a Constitutional Coup
        By Professor Francis Boyle, Professor,
        International Law, University of Illinois
        College of Law.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/legality_us_police_state_boyle.htm

Federalist Society
        By the Institute of Democratic Studies
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/legality_us_police_state_fed_soc.htm

Assaulting the U.S. Constitution
        By Matthew Rothschild, Editor,
        The Progressive magazine.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/legality_us_police_state_rothschild.htm

The History of Bioterrorism in America
        By Richard Sanders, Coordinator, COAT.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/history_of_biowarfare_in_usa.htm

Bill C-35: Diplomatic Immunity for Terrorists
        By Richard Sanders, Coordinator, COAT.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/legality_bill_c35.htm
 
 

                  CALL for NONVIOLENCE

"Vigil for Nonviolence," Ottawa, Oct. 6
        By Richard Sanders, Coordinator, COAT.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/coat_oct6_intro.htm

135 NGO Endorsements for Vigil
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/135_ngos_endorsment.htm

We are all Iraqis and Afghanis now!
        By Carolyn Langdon, Co-Chair,
        Canadian Voice of Women for Peace
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/coat_oct6_langdon.htm

Linking Peace and Anti-Corporate Globalization
        By Mel Watkins, President, Science for Peace.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/coat_oct6_watkins.htm

The New Cold War and State Terrorism
        By Richard Sanders, Coordinator, COAT.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/coat_oct6_richard.htm

Resistance is Growing
        By Terry Wolfwood, Board member, Vancouver
        Island Public Interest Research Group.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/coat_oct6_wolfwood.htm

Vieques: Big Resistance from a Small Island
        By Moraima Rivera, a native, farmer and
        activist from Puerto Rico.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/coat_oct6_rivera.htm

Cry for Action to Oppose Cold, Corporate Fascism
        By Lazar Puhalo, Archbishop, Canadian Orthodox
        Archdiocese of the Ukrainian Orthodox Church.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/coat_oct6_archbishop_lazar.htm

Resisting Canada's Space War Research in Ottawa
        By Laurel Smith, Homes Not Bombs, Toronto.
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/coat_oct6_laurel_smith.htm

Every Life Counts
        By Radmila Swann, President,
        Ottawa Serbian Heritage Society
http://www.ncf.ca/coat/our_magazine/links/issue46/articles/coat_oct6_radmila.htm

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