Barham Salih, Prime Minister of the Kurdistan region in Sulaymaniyah, northern Iraq, the liberated zone guarded by the RAF and a man often quoted by Nick Cohen and others on the left who oppose the Saddam regime, has written an impassioned plea to the British left to back liberation of Iraq.
Read it, copy it, post it to every anti-war friend you know. Stick it on message boards, link it on your blog and get his message across.
“The cost to Iraqis of sparing the Baathist dictatorship is rarely calculated. Iraqis are overlooked by an anti-Americanism that does not understand why we need military action to break our shackles. Some call for civil disobedience to impede the bid to free Iraq. In Iraq, civil disobedience is a death sentence. “