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The Fourth Estate in Flames

Friday, October 10, 2014

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A war-weary American public that a year ago resoundingly rejected US military intervention in Syria to overthrow the Assad regime now is rallying behind the use of force to destroy the so-called Islamic State (Isis). In just three months, from June to September, support for US airstrikes in Iraq soared from 45% percent to 71%, [...]

Violation of International Law: Where is Obama’s “Authorization to Use Force” in Iraq

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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There was much enthusiasm in 2008 that President Barack Obama would bring a saner and more lawful approach to issues of foreign policy and war and peace. Six years later — with Americans still being killed in Afghanistan, Guantanamo Bay still in active operation, US drones killing people in several countries and even American citizens, and [...]

CODEPINK rejects President Obama’s escalation of US military involvement in the Middle East

Thursday, September 11, 2014

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It is with great sorrow that we listened to President Obama’s speech about escalating US military intervention in Iraq and Syria to counter to horrific policies of ISIS. We have watched in horror over the past decade how the US invasion of Iraq opened the floodgates of sectarian hatred and supported an abusive Shia government, [...]

CODEPINK Delivers Petition to US Ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, Urges Ceasefire for Syria

Thursday, September 19, 2013

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Today CODEPINK successfully delivered a petition with over 3,000 signatures to the office of Ambassador Samantha Power’s, the US mission to the UN in New York. The petition urges Ambassador Power to push for a ceasefire for Syria during the Geneva II Convention. The women who delivered the petition included CODEPINK Campaign Organizer Nancy Mancias, [...]

Oppose The War: Where To Be For the Next Two Weeks

Monday, September 2, 2013

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Schedule for Stop Attacks on Syria & Close Gitmo events September 3-15, 2013 Tuesday, September 3, 2:00pm, Hart 216: Senate Foreign Relations committee hearing on Syria with Sec State John Kerry & Sec Def Chuck Hagel. Meet at 1  6:30 pm: White House protest with ANSWER  Wednesday, September 4, 12 pm: House of Representatives Foreign [...]

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