By Socorro Gomes, President of World Peace Council (WPC) and Cebrapaz | August 30, 2013 | For more than two years, the United States, the United Kingdom, France, the Zionist regime of Israel, the reactionary monarchies of the Middle East and Turkey has supported with weapons and money mercenaries. They are terrorists which under the nickname of “rebels” have converted the Syrian streets and cities into a stage of destruction and death. Hospitals, schools, residential neighborhoods, ch
By Craig Roberts | August 26, 2013 | Update August 29 The British Parliament has rejected British military intervention in Syria. The US puppet, Cameron, who serves as Prime Minister was forced to admit that he had no evidence that Assad had used chemical weapons, and Parliament said, no evidence, no war. It is unlikely the French will go along without the British, so this leaves Obama all alone with Israel. If Washington goes ahead with the strike, Obama will be branded with the War Cri
By David Swanson | August 24, 2013| "U.S. prepares for possible retaliatory strike against Syria," announces a Los Angeles Times headline, even though Syria has not attacked the United States or any of its occupied territories or imperial forces and has no intention to do so. Quoth the article: "the president made no decisions, but the high-level talks came as the Pentagon acknowledged it was moving U.S. forces into position in the region." Forgive me, but who the SNAFU made that deci
By Stephen Gowans | August 23, 2013 | The United States is once again, without evidence, accusing Syrian forces of using chemical weapons. A senior White House official spoke of “strong indications” of “a chemical weapons attack—clearly by the (Syrian) government,” but added “we need to do our due diligence and get all the facts.”  In other words, we haven’t got the facts, but that won’t stand in the way of our making the accusation. The New York Times cal
PeoplesVideo | June 28, 2013 | An extraordinary anti-war forum entitled "Syria & Iran: The Next War?" was held here June 10 at the Solidarity Center. It featured anti-war veterans from the Iranian, Israeli and U.S. militaries, and was organized by United for Peace and Justice, Veterans For Peace and the U.S. Peace Council. The International Action Center hosted the meeting and IAC co-founder Sara Flounders chaired. All the speakers were members of the VFP Iran Working Group. Micha
The Peace Movement’s Silence in the Face of Imperialistic Military Escalations in Africa and the Middle East is Unjustified and Unacceptable!
| US Peace Council -- March 20, 2013 | On Monday February 25th, the U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, announced that the United States will be directly providing the so-called “Syrian opposition” with “non-lethal” aid in a coordinated effort to overthrow the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad. In addition, U.S. officials have announced that the United States will be supplying the so-called “Free Syrian Army” with medical supplies and the U.S. Military’s Meal-Ready-to-Eat fie
The Peace Movement’s Silence in the Face of Imperialistic Military Escalations in the Middle East and Africa is Unjustified and Unacceptable!
| U.S. Peace Council — March 20, 2013| On Monday February 25th, the U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, announced that the United States would be directly providing the so-called “Syrian opposition” with “non-lethal” aid in a coordinated effort to overthrow the Syrian government of Bashar al-Assad. In addition, U.S. officials have announced that the United States will be supplying the so-called “Free Syrian Army” with medical supplies and the U.S. Military’s Meal-Ready-to-Eat
Video: Thousands Protest in Turkey Over Syria Mandate Contains footage from Reuters and APTN Protesters take to the streets in Ankara and Istanbul after Turkey's parliament approved military operations against targets in Syria following the deaths of five Turkish citizens from Syrian shelling. Around 5,000 people took to the streets of Istanbul on Thursday evening in an anti-war protest which turned into a demonstration against Turkey's ruling AK Party. Protesters chanted slogans again