A further allegation that Syria has accommodated Iraq by hiding Saddam's chemical and biological weapons within its borders has also been dismissed as unlikely, thus removing the pretext for war
When these organisations mention Iraq's flouting of 17 UN resolutions as a pretext for war
, the 64 resolutions flouted by Israel (with US support) are never mentioned.
However, even before he spoke French Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin signalled that France was prepared to use its veto to block the plan, describing the deadline of just a few days as a pretext for war
Fellow anti-war Labour MPs also said the documents - whether they were real or bogus - must not be used as a pretext for war
Iraq's refusal to comply with such an ultimatum could then become the pretext for war
Summary: Sudan carried out a deadly air strike on a refugee camp in neighboring South Sudan Thursday, just hours after the south's president accused Khartoum of seeking a pretext for war
, officials said.
Tehran, Sept 12 (ANI): As millions of Americans remembered 3,000 men, women and children killed in the 9/11 attacks, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad repeated his claims that the US staged the attacks as a pretext for war
And if, as seems probable, Bibi Netanyahu again becomes prime minister of Israel, he and a President McCain will find a pretext for war