The un has been given a choice, either its saves itself and its legitimacy by enforcing the un resolutions or it risks being irrelevant and collaspinf for if the usa does go it along with will remain unchallenged on the world scence.
It will eb the un who will be supporting unilaterialism because iraq is breaking every idea in the un books and it will eb the one deciding whether to have multi-laterial action or let the usa go it alone.
A few facts for you,
*600 P.o.Ws from the gulf war havent been released by iraq, inclduing a majority from arab states
*iraq has supported international terrorism through the attempt at assinating a us president and the leader of kuwait
*iraq is harbouring al-queda members who escaped from afghanistan.Iraq also harbour abu nidal, the palestinian terrorists
*iraq has broken un weapons inspectors resolution, it is exapnding its facilities
*In 1994 iraq admmited its weapons program and had it not been for the gulf war, iraq would have nuclear weapons no later than 1993
*iraq retains the phyiscal capability to build nuclear weapons and has spent 10 billion us dollars on its program, within 1 year iraq could have a nuclear bomb if it gets fissle material.
*it has brokern un resolutions regarding missle technology, the un said it could have missles to the range of 150 km, this has been brokern,
*iraq is purchasing missle technology,which threaterns muslim states
*torture is sued and wives are attacked in front of their husbands, the un human rights people say it has a 'most brutal record'.
*the Un in 1998 said iraqs behaviour was 'totally unacceptable'
*sanctions, military strikes and the oil for food program havent worked,
*we havehad 11 years of diplomacy
*the iraqi issue is a major threat to the un
*if iraqwanted peace it would sicolse its weaposn and destroy them, it would end terrorism support as required by the un, it would end the presecution of tis own people, it would release p.ows and accept liability for the invasions and have internationally supervised elections.
further more, not only has iraq invaded iran and kuwait its attacked, israel, bahrain and saudi arabia with ballastic missles as well as using them on iran.
40 iraqi villages have been gassed
the world must act.now
-main points of bushs speech