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02 November 2019, Berlin: A demonstration of Kurds against the invasion of Syria by the Turkish army under the motto "Stop the war. Solidarity with Rojava" is moving along the boulevard Unter den Linden. Views
We Stand in Solidarity with Rojava, an Example to the World
Leaders from social movements, communities and First Nations from around the world, including LaDonna Brave Bull Allard, Eve Ensler and Stuart Basden on the Turkish invasion in north-east Syria
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What is rarely considered is that most of those immigrants and their children come from countries where the U.S. has supported their most murderous regimes and actively destroyed their democratic forms of government. (Photo: Syrian refugees/ Joseph Eid/AFP/Getty Images) Views
An Open Letter to Donald Trump: You Are Putting the World at Grave Risk
What happens after the U.S. contributes to destroying a country’s social fabric?
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Trump's Stated Plan to Loot Syria's Oil Reserves 'Would Be a War Crime,' Critics Say
"He's pulling back that curtain and just telling you the truth."
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'New War for Oil?': Pentagon Chief Confirms US to 'Strengthen' Military Presence Near Syria Oil Fields
"It's all out in the open, the blatant barbarism of U.S. imperialism."
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Trump goes back and forth between dismissing Syria as an unimportant desert and playing up its small oil reserves. (Photo: Screenshot) Views
New War for Oil? Trump to Occupy Oil-Rich Syrian Province with Tank Corps, Asks for Kurdish Displacement There
The notion of a US invasion and occupation of Deir al-Zor is entirely illegal in international law.
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Former U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis visits FOX News Channel’s "The Story with Martha MacCallum" on September 03, 2019 in New York City. (Photo: Steven Ferdman/Getty Images) Views
Angered Over the Whiff of US Troop Withdrawals, Now the Generals Speak Up?
Let's review the boundless hypocrisy of just a few of the most prominent voices crowing against the Syria withdrawal.
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Economic and sector sanctions are too often designed to inflict maximum pain on civilians, not empower them. (Photo: Syrian Refugees/Josh Zakary/flickr/cc) Views
Sanctions Are Part of a Failed Foreign Policy Playbook. Stop Relying on Them.
Research has shown that sanctions rarely achieve their desired goals. In the worst-case scenario, they hurt the people of a country—generally the very people we’re purporting to help—without making a dent in the country’s behavior.
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'Illegal and Unconstitutional': Sanders Rips Trump Plan to Use US Troops to Exploit Syria's Oil Fields
"Last I checked, Congress never authorized U.S. forces to be deployed to secure Syria's economic resources."
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U.S. Marines in northern Syria, March 2017 (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Views
How (Not) To End Endless Wars
The goal is to end the war, not just our participation.
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Kurdish activists wears a mask of the American president Donald Trump during demonstration against the ongoing Turkish military operation in the northeastern Syria on October 19,2019 in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Dutch Kurdish community demonstrated in the streets of Amsterdam to protest against the offensive launched by the army of Turkey in the region of Rovaja, Syrian Kurdistan region, the last bulwark against Daesh. (Photo: Paulo Amorim/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Views
Is War on the Menu for 2020 Elections?
When democracy fails, history tells us that violence and conflict usually follows.
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