ISIS

People are justifiably horrified by the grisly executions – especially public beheadings – carried out by the Islamic State in areas under its control. But “our side” also carries out beheadings in Syria and Iraq. And Saudi Arabia, the oldest US ally in the Middle East, in on …

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 …

Annual Meeting 2015: Workshop Descriptions

January 22, 2015 // 0 Comments

The following workshops will be offered at the Massachusetts Peace Action annual meeting, Feburary 7, 2015. Why Renewable Energy is a Peace Issue The move to renewable energy will undercut what has been a central plank of US actions abroad since world war two: control …

Rally: No New U.S. War in Iraq & Syria

November 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

Rally and march to Downtown Crossing with a mock drone and die-in.  On Friday, Nov. 7, President Obama doubled down on the war in Iraq and Syria, ordering 1500 more troops on the ground in Iraq and requesting over $5 billion in funding.           • Stop the …

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