Iraq: moment of truth is coming

Tony Parkinson, in the Australian Age, asks a series of pertinent questions to anti-war activists: “There had to come a time, surely, when the scales would fall from their eyes. There had to come a moment when they stopped chanting the mantra long enough to start listening to the authentic voices of liberation emerging in the Arab world.” He concludes that “a moment of truth is coming – when the critics take a deep breath, have a fresh and impartial look at the evidence, and begin to calculate whether the war, this war, was ultimately for the greater good.” I would only argue that one didn’t have to support the war or to change one’s mind if one opposed it but it is vital to see that there is a new set of priorities at the fore, including the need for solidarity with the Iraqi trade unions.
Hat Tip: Normblog