Iraq

U.S. Interventionism vs. Peace: An Update from the Front Lines This article by Samuel Rogers appeared in our summer 2015 MAPA newsletter. Iran After over a year of diplomatic talks and several deadline extensions, the U.S. (as part of the P5+1) and Iran announced a framework agreement …

Feb. 21, 2015-Boston Common: About 20 anti-war protesters held a speakout against Obama’s request for authorization to use military force against Iraq and Syria. Braving the cold sub-freezing temperatures, activists spoke out against the prospect of endless war this authorization would give the US. Here are links to photos …

Stop Bombing Syria & Iraq Now!

February 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

We can’t fight terror with terror Political, not military solutions, are urgently needed in Syria & Iraq Stop training rebel armies Stop sending weapons into the region – they are causing more bloodshed Support humanitarian aid, through neutral institutions, for victims of the conflict Tell …

Middle East Working Group: 2015 Work Plan

February 1, 2015 // 0 Comments

The Middle East Working Group will work towards ending the wars in Iraq and Syria and preventing a war on Iran.    (Our working group does not specifically address Israel/Palestine issues, which are covered by a separate working group.) We will begin with work together …

The Colonial Roots of Middle East Conflict

January 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Jeff Klein During a post-armistice stroll in London on December 1, 1918, French wartime prime minister Georges Clemenceau turned to his British counterpart and asked: “What do you want?” “Mosul,” replied Lloyd George. “You shall have it,” Clemenceau declared. “and what else?” “Palestine.” “You shall …

Ring in the new year — with a spirited rally against a new war! Our war in Iraq destroyed that country and triggered the creation of ISIS. Who knows what death and calamities our government’s bombing of Syria and Iraq might lead to — unless …

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