Democrats and others are questioning whether the move will make it possible to avoid paying U.S. taxes. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) stated, “At the same time they’ll be avoiding U.S. taxes, I’m sure they won’t stop insisting on taking their profits in cold hard U.S. cash.”
More than 1,000 local peace actions marked the fourth anniversary of the Iraq war. Below is a sampling from our correspondents.
UNITED NATIONS — The Bush administration is taking a proposed new UN Security Council resolution for further sanctions on Iran as a green light for ratcheting up confrontation with Tehran. Many are concerned that the White House will use the new resolution as a justification for a military attack on Iran.
WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands protested the Iraq war in Washington and in cities and towns across the nation the weekend of March 16-19, the fourth anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq.