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Waging War on War
[FINAL Edition]
The Washington Post - Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Web sites; Military air strikes; Anti war organizations
Author: Weeks, Linton
Date: Apr 15, 1999
Start Page: C.04
Section: STYLE

As the bombardment of Kosovo continued, the Internet hummed with anti-war activity. E-mails flew far and wide. And, like guerrilla soldiers, Web sites of varying quality emerged from the undergrowth.

One morning a few days ago, I caught up with the site's webmaster, Eric Garris, 45, at his home in Sunnyvale, Calif. He was getting ready to go to his day job at NurseWeek magazine, a biweekly publication for nurses. "What we've found," Garris said by phone, "is that even though there are so many anti-war information sources, much of it is not comprehensive. Major media is not covering a lot of viewpoints."

Other things have shifted, too, Garris said. "The anti-war movement has now changed shapes. I was a draft resister during the Vietnam war. I was obviously a leftist." Now he sees much of the left abandoning its anti-military stance and being in favor of this war. "And I see many people on the right sounding like the anti-war activists of the '60s and '70s. I'm now a Republican."

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