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2016 U.S. Presidential Election — Trump’s Victory and the Urgent Imperatives Before People’s Peace, Justice, and Environmental Movement

U.S. Peace Council November 25, 2016   Executive Summary: Regarding the election victory of Donald Trump, the US Peace Council first of all salutes the massive demonstrations that call for improving workers’ lives, saving the environment, respecting women, opposing racism, supporting immigrants and rejecting Islamophobia. While much of what Trump said during the campaign and what he stands for is divisive and destructive, it is unlikely that a majority of Trump supporters voted base

November 27, 2016 5 Comments Full Story

Pentagon and State Department, or the People of Syria? The U.S. Peace Movement Has to Decide Which Side It Is On — And Soon

An “Anti-Regime-Change” Position on Syria is NOT the same as a “Pro-Assad” Position! That is for the Syrian People to Decide Free of Foreign Intervention! U.S. Peace Council August 18, 2016 “All Members shall refrain in their international relations from the threat or use of force against the territorial integrity or political independence of any state....” — Article 2 of the United Nations Charter “Nothing in the present Charter shall impair the inherent right of indiv

August 18, 2016 3 Comments Full Story

U.S. PEACE COUNCIL’S PEACE AND FACT-FINDING DELEGATION RETURNS FROM SYRIA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Haven, Connecticut, August 11, 2015 At the request of the U.S. Peace Council, a 7-member USPC delegation composed of representatives of a number of U.S. anti-war organizations, labor activists, lawyers, educators, and independent journalists, was approved by the Syrian Government to visit Syria for a 6-day fact-finding trip, which was completed on July 30, 2016. The delegation met with a wide-ranging number of civil society organizations, non-violent opposition

August 11, 2016 4 Comments Full Story

News Release: US to Syria Peace and Fact-Finding Delegation

August 9, 2016 —  A Peace and Fact-Finding Delegation, organized by the U.S. Peace Council (USPC) just returned from a week-long visit to Syria. The delegation met with representatives of numerous NGOs, heads of industry, religious leaders and civil society, high-level leaders of the Syrian government, and it held an extended private meeting with President Bashar al Assad. The delegation’s findings could not be more timely as the world watched the Obama administration escalating violence

August 11, 2016 1 Comment Full Story

JOIN HANDS ON JULY 9 TO PROTEST AGAINST NATO SUMMIT IN WARSAW, POLAND!

STOP NATO'S AGGRESSIVE EXPANSION TOWARD RUSSIA! An Urgent Appeal for a Joint Action By the Peace and Antiwar Movement in the NY Metro Area The drive by a nuclear-armed NATO to the borders of Russia — a nuclear-armed state — poses at the very least the risk of accidental nuclear war, and at worst the possibility of military confrontation between two nuclear powers. On July 8-9 in Warsaw, Poland a NATO Summit will be held. Many fear it goes beyond saber-rattling to active war preparatio

June 25, 2016 5 Comments Full Story

Please Endorse Our Joint July 9th Anti-NATO Demonstration in NYC

I am are hereby submitting my (our) endorsement of the July 9th anti-NATO demonstration in New York City. Please add my (our) name to the list of endorsers of the event. [supsystic-form id=5]

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U.S. Peace Council’s Exclusive Interview with Dr. Bashar Ja’afari, Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations, andHead of the Syrian Delegation at the Geneva III Negotiations

Date of Interview: February 19, 2016 — New York — B.A. [USPC]: With sincere thanks for allowing us to have this interview with you despite your extremely busy schedule, please start by giving us an overall view of the state of affairs with regard to the Syrian crisis today. Dr. Ja’afari: Let me brief you as simply as possible. If there is a turning point in the whole situation right now, it will be as the following: The enemies of Syria have moved from stage I to Stage II. Stage I

February 22, 2016 No Comments Full Story

SYRIA: LET US MAKE OUR COLLECTIVE VOICE OF REASON BE HEARD

An Urgent Appeal by the U.S. Peace Council:  To All of Our Friends in the Peace Movement — Dear Friends and Comrades in Peace, As you are all well aware, after almost half a decade of violent proxy war, terrorism, and bloodshed in Syria, the warring parties have agreed to meet once again, this time in Geneva, Switzerland, to find a political solution to the ongoing war that has cost the lives of tens of thousands of innocent men, women and children, has left millions of Syrians homele

January 24, 2016 1 Comment Full Story

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