Tag Archives: U.S. military intervention

Noam Chomsky: American Power Under Challenge and The Costs of Violence| Masters of Mankind (Parts 1, 2)

Yet “concern” over what the U.S. has done in our distant war zones — from the killing of civilians at weddings, funerals, and memorial services to the evisceration of a hospital, to kidnappings, torture, and even the killing of prisoners, to drone strikes so “surgical” and “precise” that hundreds below died even though only a relatively few individuals were officially targeted — seems largely missing in action. –Tom Engelhardt’s Introduction

Sarah van Gelder: Peace Pushes Back – How the People Won Out (For Now)

“People want peace so much that one of these days government had better get out of their way and let them have it.”—President Dwight D. Eisenhower  In Iraq, Afghanistan, and many other cases, the people protested and got war anyway. Why—at least, so far—has the story played out differently with Syria? by Sarah van Gelder  Originally […]

[Video] Congress Debates Obama Syria Attack

Politicians and activists argue the legality and aims of Obama’s Syria plan September 6, 2013  TheRealNews.com kucinichaction.com Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND ACTION ALERTS click on the tab at the top of the page and click on the item of interest to view. WAMMToday is also on FACEBOOK! Check […]

Bruce Gagnon: SPEAK OUT WHILE YOU STILL CAN

Many innocent people, likely many hundreds, will be killed in Syria as Obama “punishes” the already suffering Syrian people even more.  Posted by Bruce K. Gagnon | Wednesday, August 28, 2013 10:31 AM  Organizing Notes This is what an US attack on Syria will look like.  Tomahawk cruise missiles will be fired from Navy destroyers just […]

Stephen Zunes> Military Intervention in Syria is a Bad Idea

Military Intervention in Syria is a Bad Idea Stephen Zunes 3 April 2012   Nation of Change “Supporting the armed resistance with foreign military power would demoralize and disempower those in the nonviolent resistance who are daily risking their lives for their freedom.”  Although the impulse to try to end the ongoing repression by the […]