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Not One More Deathby John le Carre and Richard Dawkins and Harold Pinter and Brian Eno and Michel Faber
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"The justification for the invasion of Iraq was that Saddam Hussein possessed a highly dangerous body of weapons of mass destruction, some of which could be fired in 45 minutes, bringing about appalling devastation. We were assured that was true. It was not true. We were told that Iraq had a relationship with Al Qaeda and shared responsibility for the atrocity in New York of September 11, 2001. We were assured that this was true. It was not true. We were told that Iraq threatened the security of the world. We were assured it was true. It was not true." — Harold Pinter, Art, Truth and Politics
At a time when the US and UK are contemplating further imperial adventures in Iran, Not One More Death lays bare the act of state terrorism that is the invasion and occupation of Iraq and reveals the tapestry of lies that underpins it.
Prominent musicians, playwrights, scientists and writers look at how public opinion is wilfully ignored, and "democracy" used as a figleaf for US imperial ambitions in the Middle East.
Not One More Death examines the record of US and UK troops in Iraq, questions Bush and Blair's position under international law, and considers the responsibilities of artists, writers and the wider public in a time of war and occupation.
Prominent musicians, playwrights, scientists, and writers look at how public opinion is willfully ignored, and "democracy" used as a figleaf for U.S. imperial ambitions in the Middle East.
Pinter, le Carre, Eno and others demand an end to war.
Not One More Death examines the record of US and UK troops in Iraq, questions Bush and Blair’s position under international law, and considers the responsibilities of artists, writers and the wider public in a time of war and occupation.
Published in collaboration with the Stop the War Coalition (www.stopwar.org.uk).
About the Author
John le Carré's most recent book is Absolute Friends.
Richard Dawkins's The Ancestor's Tale was published in 2005.
Brian Eno's albums include Another Green World and Apollo: Atmospheres and Soundtracks; he has worked with artists including U2 and David Bowie.
Michel Faber is the author of The Crimson Petal and the White and The Fahrenheit Twins.
Harold Pinter was awarded the 2005 Nobel Prize for Literature.
Haifa Zangana is an Iraqi-born novelist and artist; her books include Keys to a City.
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