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Syria

The U.S. attacks on Syria launched Sept. 22 are a disastrous setback for peace, for the rule of law, and for sound U.S. foreign policy. The CIA and the Department of Homeland Security have said that ISIS is not an imminent threat to the United …

No U.S. War in Iraq and Syria

September 13, 2014 // 0 Comments

President Obama plans to launch a new war on Iraq and Syria, using US air strikes, arms, money, and training, and over 1,500 U.S. ground troops. The U.S. war on Iraq in 2003-2011 caused this crisis. We can’t let this happen again. Join together to …

Cambridge, Mass, September 10, 2014 – In response to President Obama’s speech on dealing with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Massachusetts Peace Action, the largest grassroots peace organization in Massachusetts,  made the following statements: “We agree with the president that there is …

Firsthand report from Palestine and analysis of Iraq and Syria Raed Jarrar, policy impact coordinator for AFSC, was in Jerusalem July 10-17 as Israel launched the attack on Gaza.  Raed will report on his experiences and also focus on analysis of the current situation in …

2014 Program Update

February 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Shelagh Foreman, Program Director, delivered this 2014 Program Update at the Annual Meeting on February 8. Click to listen to the audio, or read the transcript: http://masspeaceaction.org/home/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Program-Update-Shelagh.wma Syria What a year!  We had one of our biggest successes in years in September when President Obama …

Striking Syria would impede diplomatic efforts

October 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

by Tomás Aramburu and Dan Solomon   The last two months have been chaotic in the Middle East. In August, President Barack Obama advocated for a strike on Syria, which dissipated under overwhelming public opposition and a Russian-brokered plan to rid Syria of chemical weapons. In …

Next Steps on Syria

October 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

We helped stop a potentially disastrous U.S. military intervention in the Syrian civil war, but that war rages on. Here is a “peace platform” Peace Action helped craft along with allies* in the very effective ad hoc  coalition on Syria we initiated. Your comments on the …

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