Below is a list of local emergency actions compiled by Women’s March on the Pentagon in response to US military aggression on Syria. If you are planning or attending an action that is not listed below, please email us to submit your event. US wars of aggression must end now! Click on the location to find the Facebook event pages for each action. Continue reading No War With Syria: List of Emergency Protests Happening Now in the United States
(ANTIMEDIA Op-Ed) On Wednesday, the Syrian Arab Army made the staggering claim that a recent U.S.-led airstrike on an ISIS chemical cache has killed “hundreds,” including large numbers of civilians. This alleged strike was unrelated to claims made about the chemical weapons attack in Idlib last week.
“Aircrafts [sic] of the so-called U.S.-led International Alliance on Wednesday carried out an airstrike between the hour 17:30 and 17:50 against a position of ISIS terrorists that includes a large number of foreign mercenaries in the village of Hatla to the east of Deir Ezzor, causing a white cloud that became yellow as a result of the explosion of a huge store that includes a large amount of toxic materials,” said the Syrian army’s statement, which was read out on state television, as reported by CBS. Continue reading Nobody Knows What’s Happening in Syria, but Everyone Is Bombing It Anyway
By Alice Salles, Anti-Media
The war drums appeared to have been put down for a brief moment when Trump administration announced in late March it would not seek to oust President Bashar al-Assad of Syria. But then a suspected chemical attack took place in the war-torn country, and the United States — lacking an in-depth investigation — blamed it on Assad.
Regardless of who’s to blame for the attack that killed dozens of people, the president promptly said on Thursday that “something should happen,” urging Defense Secretary James Mattis to put a plan together that would include military strikes against Syria. Continue reading The U.S. Just Bombed Syria. Here’s What to Do Next If You Want to Stop It