You have continued strongly to support the option of taking on the Serbs (the total is now 337 in favour), as against pulling out (71) or staying in and seeking peace (80); 56 made other proposals.
Military intervention was judged to be inappropriate a year ago on the grounds that it would make matters worse. How much worse does the situation have to become before we take action? - Ms L M Castell
We believe that defending civilian populations in foreign countries against armed aggression is a service anyone engaged in a military career would be proud to provide - M and A O'Hea
It would have to involve heavy ground intervention . . . the cost of this intervention would be exceedingly high but must be accepted or we risk the complete discrediting of the UN - D C Wakefield
If my opinion is immaterial, I would plead for honesty on the part of the UN powers . . . Honesty, whatever the decision, would salvage some respect for our sense of humanity - William Purcell
To join in the war will only multiply the killing, and remove a vital neutral presence. We will also lose all moral authority to judge the existing violence - Louise Muston
Events of the past few days demonstrate how giving the weaker side unrealistic hopes and making sure the stronger feel that its enemy is the ally of occupying forces is one sure way to multiply the horrors of war -
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