AUMF

It’s the House of Representatives’ turn to vote on important war and peace issues as the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) comes to the floor this week. This must-pass bill allows us to attach language that prevents a potential war with Iran and advances peace …

Congress Must Reclaim its War Powers

April 19, 2018 // 0 Comments

The potential firing of Robert Mueller and/or Rod Rosenstein has focused a great deal of angst and hand-wringing on the looming potential for a constitutional crisis.  Not nearly enough attention, on the other hand, has been paid to the one that is already upon us. …

Saturday’s suspected nerve gas attack on the Syrian rebel stronghold of Douma, leaving more than 40 dead and over a thousand injured, has drawn a stark and largely partisan divide between the doves and hawks in the American foreign policy establishment, and the situation has …

July 21 — 214 Massachusetts leaders from a diverse assortment of backgrounds wrote today to the Massachusetts Congressional delegation urging them to help end the war without end. Signers explained that “The shooting down of a Syrian air force jet… represent a significant escalation of …

To: The Massachusetts Congressional Delegation The shooting down of a Syrian air force jet, following a Tomahawk missile attack on a Syrian airbase, represent a significant escalation of US military activity in the Middle East, but not a dramatic departure from the policies of the …

  192 Massachusetts leaders from a diverse range of backgrounds wrote today to the Massachusetts Congressional delegation urging them to help advance peaceful solutions to the problems of Syria and the Middle East. “We stand at a decisive moment,” the signers wrote. “It is critical …

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