Israel’s Proxy War By William Bowles

7 October 2003

Israel’s attack on Syria this past weekend revives an aspect of the Cold War period that most thought a thing of the past, namely utilising a third party to do your fighting for you – war by proxy – a tactic used so effectively by the US in Nicaragua, El Salvador, Afghanistan, Angola and elsewhere in the 1970s and 1980s.

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Information Clearing House Archive October 2003 Part 1

October 2003 — Information Clearing House Archive

[From the Archives. I’ve been archiving ICH digests since 2003. Unfortunately, an unknown number of the links are now dead, so I can’t guarantee that the link will take you where you want to go. WB]

For the Month of October 2003 – Part 1

Robert Fisk: Oil, War And A Growing Sense Of Panic In The US:

Don’t tell me that America would have invaded Iraq if its chief export was beetroot.

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