Other Iraq war stuff from the Nick Possum Home Page ...

Australia slides further into the Iraq quagmire:
The tragic inevitability of a forlorn hope
By Gavin Gatenby
24 February 2005

John Howard’s decision to double Australia’s ground troop commitment in Iraq was inevitable. The prime minister put off the inevitable for as long as he could, but Australia’s slavish adherence to the American Alliance left him no option but to dispatch more troops to George Bush's mad neo-colonial adventure ...
... the 450 extra Australian troops will not be the last. READ THE FULL ARTICLE ...

Ninety-three years of bombing the Arabs
By Gavin Gatenby
20 August 2004

In Iraq, few days pass without the US Air Force bombing civilian targets. In a high-profile atrocity in May, a bunch of trigger-happy fly-boys shot up a village wedding in western Iraq, killing 45 guests including many children, and a Baghdad singer loved by millions, but these things happen almost daily in towns like Najaf, Samarra and Fallujah, and in other places too far from public gaze to warrant media attention.
The explanation – on the increasingly rare occasions that one is given – is always that these are precision strikes against “terrorists” ... the bodies that turn up in the town morgues are largely women and children. READ THE FULL ARTICLE ...

Nick Possum's resources for the fight against
the occupation of Iraq and the planned attack on Iran

Download these items and you're all set for your anti-war action!

LEAFLET
'We are simple people who chose principles over fear'
A message from the Iraqi Resistance

A4-size PDF
Click on image below right to download.

PLACARDS

All A4-size PDF suitable for enlarging on a photocopier

1. Click on individual images below to download.
2. Print out on A4 paper.
3. Blow up to A3 size on photocopier (140%)
4. Blow up A3 photocopy to A2 by enlarging 140% half page at a time (for best results make sure there's a bit of overlap).
5. Paste onto cardboard. The result should look like image at left.
6. If you prefer, add some colour with highlighter pens. Fluoro yellow looks particularly good.