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Two popular and long-established collections of  war poetry of the
First World War

Minds at War
A comprehensive
anthology of poetry of the First World War. All the greatest war poems of Wilfred Owen and Siegfried Sassoon and war poems of over 70 other notable poets. All set in the context of the poets' lives and historical records. With historic photographs and cartoons.  Edited by David Roberts.
 400 pages £15-99 (UK)



Out in the Dark
Anthology of
First World War poetry recommended for students and the general reader.
19 poems by
Wilfred Owen
, 27 by Siegfried Sassoon and over 90 more war poems by 45 significant poets including women writers. Contextual information and basic notes on many poems. Illustrated.  Edited by David Roberts.
185 pages - £10-99 (UK)



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ISSUES OF WAR PEACE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS INDEX


EXAMINATIONS OF ISSUES BEHIND WAR POETRY  -  ISSUES OF WAR, INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS AND PEACE - The War poetry Website

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Religious tolerance

Religious tolerance and co-operation  - Lord Sacks, the Chief Rabbi, 2010.

Iraq Issues

Cost of war in Iraq

Iraq War 2003 -  what really happened. Script of YouTube video by David Roberts

IRAQ WAR - Lessons from Iraq  - The need for UN reform -  A detailed study of how the war was sold to the world's media and the failures of the UN to carry out its obligations to uphold international law, promote peace, and support the well-being and independence of a sovereign nation. By David Roberts, former member of the Executive Committee of Action for UN Renewal.

 Iraq lessons cov  Also available as a pamphlet from "Uniting for Peace".


TONY BLAIR ON IRAQ - Tony Blair's speech to the UK parliament making his case for war with Iraq.

IRAQ's MISSING WEALTH - Iraqi oil money, held in trust by the United Nations, appears to have been "lost" after the war with Iraq. A Christian Aid report.

IRAQ SANCTIONS CAUSE DEVASTATION, UN COMMENT
- How sanctions crushed Iraq before the war - Comments of Denis Halliday, former Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations.

IRAQ WAR, FOREIGN FIRMS BUY IRAQ's BUSINESSES - A report on the foreign firms - mainly American - that moved in to buy Iraq's businesses at fire-sale prices after the US takeover of Iraq.

Iraq War videos
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Kosovo Issues

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Walter Rockler   

US lawyer, Walter Rockler, Former Nuremberg Prosecutor, speaks on the illegality of bombing Kosovo in 1999.

War in Kosovo, 1999 - Ethnic Cleansing, Causes and Consequences by David Roberts.

The nature of peace

WHAT DO WE MEAN WHEN WE SPEAK OF PEACE? Revised text of a talk given by Francis Clark-Lowes to Unitarians in Worthing, UK, 20 June 2010.