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By William Strabala

The place are the WMD? It doesn t take a workforce of foreign inspectors to discover the reality. 3 nuns played this carrier at no cost. WMD, Nukes & Nuns contrasts the activities of 3 Dominican nuns (now convicts) who non-violently "discovered" war-crime WMD within the heartland of the US whereas Bush used to be getting ready to salary battle in Iraq at the pretext of comparable war-crime goods over there. at the same time the United States despatched its army forces into Iraq because Saddam may possibly have had guns of Mass Destruction, 3 nuns got down to open the USA s eyes to the WMDs we cherish the following at domestic. Armed with not anything yet a rosary, a choice for ethical braveness, and 2 fence-cutting pliers, 3 nuns spilled their very own blood from child bottles at the concrete dome of a missile silo in the course of the sagebrush prairie. The degree used to be set for this peaceable protest by means of a chain of occasions rooted in diplomatic and fiscal machinations going again to 1991 and sooner than. No signal of WMD was once present in Iraq, notwithstanding no stone used to be left unturned and no workplace left unburned. right here within the US, 3 nuns have been despatched to detention center for undermining nationwide safety. it sounds as if, not anyone appreciates an unforeseen take-heed call. 3 nuns went to reformatory - and the entire global went to hell in a handbasket. This publication is ready the injustice of the united states federal courts which despatched the nuns to penal complex for virtuous behavior, and the general public that most popular to not pay attention approximately it. It s approximately political immorality and the which means of justice in a kingdom the place it sort of feels to be unlawful to hold out non-violent protests opposed to mass killing. The e-book additionally finds the company assets of the guns of mass destruction (WMD) that have been dropped at Saddam Hussein within the Eighties and increases troubling questions about accountability. possibly those that tire of a conflict endlessly might be curious adequate to invite questions, such as:- Who quite owned WMDs at the moment? - Who used to be a risk to the USA s safeguard? - Who unilaterally voided nuclear treaties? - Who positioned the USA on a first-strike pre-emptive conflict footing? - Who lied? - Who profited from a conflict designed round the body-bags of 2,000+ American lives? - Who as soon as arrange Saddam Hussein as a CIA asset to salary conflict opposed to Iran after which double-crossed him?

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Strabala and Michael Palecek, Algora, 2002). In part, Carter told Syler: “We need to understand what this administration has done; why we went to war in Iraq when obviously all the reasons they gave were false; and let the people understand: Was it a deliberate distortion of the facts as they knew them? Or were they mistakes made honestly? Who was culpable, if anyone? ” 34 Chapter 4. A Question of Values: Why Are the Nuns in Jail? Carter believes the decision to go into Iraq was made long before the 9/11 mass murders.

24 Chapter 2. If This Be Treason The Soviet enemies, for whom the weapons were intended, were invited to tour the heart of national security, while three non-violent citizens of America were being sentenced for cutting a fence with intentions to protect both sides from their suicidal WMD threats. Here is the story filed for the public record by Denver Post’s northern bureau reporter, Coleman Cornelius: Russians Tour Nuclear Silo with a Stoli Toast Tuesday, July 22, 2003 — Chugwater, Wyo. — Five Russian military brass climbed out of helicopters on the Wyoming prairie Monday, strode to a chain-link fence guarded by US airmen with M-16 rifles and quickly gained clearance to a nuclear-missile facility originally designed to cow them.

19 WMD, Nukes and Nuns Any scruples over the militarization of America were forgotten in the heat of the public dismay over the attacks on New York and the Pentagon by what appear to have been Muslim fanatics. In that context, there was little sympathy for the idea of US restraint, or moral responsibility. There was instead a rage and an impulse to kill everything Islamic. Meanwhile, frustration with Washington’s failure to “get” Osama bin Laden preyed on the minds of the judge and jury in the case of the nuns, because it was heavy on the minds of the general public.

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