Archive for August, 2016

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

 

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