Voice from the Commonwealth
Commentary, World Views and Occasional Rants from a small 'l' libertarian in Massachussetts

"If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen." - Samuel Adams

Friday, January 31, 2003

The whole "unilateral' thing really needs to be put to rest. Richard Armitage gives us the evidence.

Nine nations will commit troops and nearly two dozen will allow U.S. forces to use their territory and airspace for a war with Iraq, a top State Department official said Thursday.

"I do not desire to announce the names publicly," Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. But he said

• Twenty-one countries have pledged to give U.S. forces "access en route" to Iraq;

• Up to 23 will allow troops to be based there;

• Twenty-two countries have promised overflight rights.

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