Blog Posts by Category: "War on Terrorism"

U.S. Veteran Welcomed By Afghan Peace Volunteers

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“Are you crazy?” “Are you out of your mind?” My friends’ concerns were foremost in my mind as I boarded Turkish Air Flight 706 bound for Kabul, Afghanistan. I had recently learned that US Embassy personnel no longer drive the streets of Kabul; they travel by helicopter.  As recently as October 3, 2015 the US military had “accidentally” bombed a Doctors Without Borders Hospital in the provincial capital Kunduz, north of Kabul, incinerating many patients as they lay in their beds.

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We Must End All U.S. Support for the Government of Saudi Arabia A Statement from the Syracuse Peace Council on the Anniversary of War in Yemen

By Ed Kinane, Ursula Rozum
Fri, Mar 25, 2016

On March 25, 2015, a Saudi-led coalition entered the Yemeni civil war.

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Educate, Agitate, Organize: SPC IN ACTION

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compiled by Carol Baum

No to Endless War

On Feb. 11, President Obama sent Congress a proposed joint resolution to Authorize the Use of Military Force (AUMF), which would authorize and extend military action against ISIS for the next three years. The Syracuse Peace Council calls on Congress to reject this new AUMF, rescind the 2001 AUMF, and stop an “endless” war on the people of the Middle East.

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Congress Must Reject the Presidents war powers request

By Vani Kannan and Barbara Humphrey
Mon, Feb 23, 2015

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compiled by Carol Baum

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compiled by Carol Baum

SPC Turns 78 with Cold Case Justice

Join the Peace Council for our annual birthday celebration on Saturday, November 1 at Bellevue Heights United Methodist Church (2112 S. Geddes St., Syracuse). We will host SU Law professors Paula Johnson and Janis McDonald, co-founders of the school’s Cold Case Justice Initiative, which works to bring long-lost justice to the families of victims of racially and politically motivated murders related to the Civil Rights movement (see page 9).

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A War Economy Perpetuates Poverty

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by Ursula Rozum

Fifty years ago, Lyndon Johnson declared a “War on Poverty,” ambitiously proclaiming that “the richest nation on Earth can afford to win it." Johnson's Great Society programs likely stemmed from his genuine concern for our country's poor, even though he ended up diverting precious resources away from programs of social uplift into the war in Vietnam.

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compiled by Jessica Azulay

“This Has Got to Stop.”
 –Judge Gideon, Town of Dewitt

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Drones Are Coming Home to Snoop on the Americas

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by Ed Kinane

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SPC Statement on September 11th

By Carol Baum, SPC Staff
Sun, Sep 11, 2011
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SPC Statement on the US Withdrawal from Iraq

By Ursula Rozum, SPC Staff
Mon, Dec 19, 2011

SPC Statement on the US Withdrawal from Iraq

Printed Monday, December 19 in the Syracuse Post-Standard

The Syracuse Peace Council eagerly anticipates the return of U.S. service members from the war in Iraq. As an organization that opposed the Iraq War before it was launched, we feel it is long overdue.

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