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  War Resisters League
You are invited to join an emerging network of organizations and individuals committed to dismantling the war economy and developing an economy of peace that prioritizes people over profits.
We seek to motivate and empower a broad-based movement to educate, agitate and organize against the military industrial complex through creative, nonviolent and democratic means.
Believing war to be a crime against humanity,
www.warresisters.org   (104 words)

War, in its juridical sense, is a contention carried on by force of arms between sovereign states, or communities having in this regard the right of states.
The right of war is the right of a sovereign state to wage a contention at arms against another, and is in its analysis an instance of the general moral power of coercion, i.e.
The source of the right of war is the natural law which confers upon states, as upon individuals, the moral powers or rights which are the necessary means to the essential purpose set by the natural law for the individual and the State to accomplish.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15546c.htm   (2577 words)

 World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The war triggered an international outcry and on December 14 the Soviet Union was expelled from the League of Nations.
The North African war proved to be a disaster for Italy, and when the Allies invaded Sicily on July 10 in Operation Husky, capturing the island in a little over a month, the regime of Benito Mussolini collapsed.
It was one of the bloodiest sieges of the war.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/World_War_II   (9295 words)

 The History Guy: The War List
These wars are placed in the Anglo-French category as an illustration of their placement in the pattern of wars between those two countries.
Thus, this series of wars are known as the Wars of the Coalitions.
Parts of the war saw the Muslims and Croatians cooperate against their common foe, but from 1993-1994, Bosnia saw a three-way war when the Muslims and Croats battled each other as well as fighting the Serbs.
www.historyguy.com /War_list.html   (4997 words)

 Welcome to La LA Land War Card Game
WAR occurs when the player and computer are dealt the same card.
The points will distributed as follows, the winner's pile will increase by 9 (the loser's card that caused war plus the loser's 8 war cards [4 cards from first round of war and 4 cards from second round of war]) and the loser's pile will be decreased by 9.
WAR will be declared as many times as necessary until the face up cards are different.
www.mcjeff.com /la/war/index.html   (386 words)

 Eric Burdon and War
War was one of the biggest new funk acts of the 70s, competing head-to-head with Earth, Wind & Fire, and regularly beaten out on the charts only by big-time 60s R & B survivors like Stevie Wonder
War was still backing Burdon when they signed their own record contract, but they split with him soon after.
War was burning out at this point; the album didn't yield a hit single, barely missed the Top 40, and took an uncharacteristic four months to gold.
www.warr.org /war.html   (4349 words)

 Iraq War -   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Iraq war or war in Iraq is both an informal and formal term for military conflicts in Iraq that began with the invasion of 2003.
The war was unpopular from the outset in many Coalition countries, as reflected in opinion polls and widespread protests, including the largest worldwide protest in human history, on February 15th, 2003: a day of Global protests against war on Iraq.
The War of Iraq (2003) was the war in the Middle East country of Iraq, which resulted from the the Iraq disarmament crisis of late 2002 and began with the invasion of 2003.
www.aljazeera.com /me.asp?service_ID=9964   (3474 words)

 War - Wikiquote
All wars are wars among thieves who are too cowardly to fight and therefore induce the young manhood of the whole world to do the fighting for them.
War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it.
War is a natural condition of the State, which was organized in order to be an effective instrument of violence on behalf of society.
en.wikiquote.org /wiki/War   (3771 words)

 War (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
War is a phenomenon which occurs only between political communities, defined as those entities which either are states or intend to become states (in order to allow for civil war).
Clausewitz famously suggested that war is “the continuation of policy by other means.” Surely, as a description, this conception is both powerful and plausible: war is about governance, using violence instead of peaceful measures to resolve policy (which organizes life in a land).
War and Morality, are G.E.M. Anscombe's “War and Murder” and Jan Narveson's “Pacifism: A Philosophical Analysis”.
plato.stanford.edu /entries/war   (10665 words)

 Iraq War
Democrats must transcend all their intraparty squabbles over the war in Iraq and focus on the obligation of politicians to be honest with the public.
The truth about the Iraq war may be clear to John Murtha and 60 percent of the American people, but not to the three Democratic senators interested in becoming President in 2008.
As President Bush denounces his critics and proclaims war without end in Iraq the central front in a new cold war, he fails to acknowledge that he is responsible for handing Al Qaeda a new home base.
www.thenation.com /directory/iraq_war   (5952 words)

The war "against Communism" was seen as a war against poor peasants in a tiny country half the world away.
And of dissident soldiers sick of a war that is not a war but a massacre --how else describe the mayhem caused by the most powerful military machine on earth raining thousands of bombs on a fifth-rate military power already reduced to poverty by two wars and ten years of economic sanctions?
If Bush starts a war, he will be responsible for the lives lost, the children crippled, the terrorizing of millions of ordinary people, the American GIs not returning to their families.
www.commondreams.org /views03/0227-12.htm   (1890 words)

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