LA City Council Weighs in on War with Iraq

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Almost 60 cities and counties around the US have formally opposed military action against Iraq. Many are liberal enclaves, like Berkeley, Madison and Santa Fe. Yet even conservative centers like Des Moines, Iowa and Blaine County, Idaho have passed such measures. Chicago is still the largest American city to ask President Bush to slow down his confrontation with Iraq. Today, despite a contingent of anti-war protesters, the LA City Council decided not to go along. Should local governments advise Washington on foreign policy? We hear more about the pros and cons of local involvement in matters of war and peace from Council members Eric Garcetti, who sponsored the anti-Iraq war resolution, and Jack Weiss, who voted with the majority.
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