For Immediate Release
News conference at National Press Club to Call For End of U.S. Warplanes Over Syria
WASHINGTON - Tuesday, August 8 at 10 a.m.
* Christie Edwards, Chair of the ASIL Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict and an advisor to the Center for Civilians in Conflict on international humanitarian, human rights, and gender issues.
* David Swanson, World Beyond War
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