Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Reader feedback: War not justified

Slovakia to stand by US in Iraq attack, News briefs, Vol 8, No 46, Dec 2 - 8

Bush couldn't give a toss about the people of Iraq. He just needs a more compliant bully to keep the oil supply going. He also badly needs a war in order to keep his job, as have most American presidents. And how can Slovakia support a war which has no justification whatsoever, unless you call keeping the world's most dangerous man in power justified.

Scott Lafferty

Top stories

Shortage of vegetables in Europe’s supermarkets is a hoax

An overview of hoaxes that have appeared in the past few weeks

Household consumption improved.

Slow down, fashion

Most people are unaware that buying too many clothes too harms the environment.

In shallow waters, experts are expendable

Mihál says that it is Sulík, the man whom his political opponents mocked for having a calculator for a brain, who “is pulling the party out of liberal waters and towards somewhere completely different”.

Richard Sulík is a man of slang.

Poll: Smer followed by SaS, KDH also in parliament

Had the general election taken place in mid-February, the opposition Freedom and Solidarity (SaS) would place second, and the now extra-parliamentary KDH would get nine seats.

Alojz Hlina took over at the helm of KDH