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partisan backing for US escalation in Afghanistan (tags)
Are you still registered Democrat? 100% of the US Senate, Democrats and Republicans together, voted to approve the war criminal General Petreaus to make war to steal the oil and other minerals from the Caspian Sea and Afghanistan, and encircle Russia and China, the former being the biggest mineral prize of all, all at the behest of Democrat Pres Obama.
Anti-war Protest This Friday, May 7th in West LA (tags)
Please join us for our on the corner of National and Barrington in West LA this Friday, May 7th, between 6 and 7 p.m., to speak out against the escalation of war in Afghanistan and the continued military occupation there by our U.S. forces.
Pouring Gasoline on a Fire: Obama's Afghanistan escalation and the war on terrorism scam (tags)
"This spring and summer should (or could) bring a rising tide of protests against Obama's escalation of the US war in Afghanistan..."
Tell Your Reps to Sign On to Anti-War Letter to Obama (tags)
A recent letter initiated by a bipartisan coalition of eight anti-war Congress members urges President Obama to reconsider his choice of further military escalation in Afghanistan. The escalation of 30,000 additional troops sent to Afghanistan will only further destabilize the region by encouraging local Afghans to join the Taliban fighters as they offer the only real resistance to the occupation forcces and the overtly corrupt Karzai government.
Combat troops to replace support troops in Afghanistan as Obama’s war escalates (tags)
The Los Angeles Times reports on September 2nd that the Pentagon is planning on replacing up to 14,000 U.S. “support” troops in Afghanistan with “combat” troops (see http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/afghanistan/la-fg-afghan-troops2-2009sep02,0,6170770.story). The Times reports the support units will be replaced by "trigger-pullers,” according to Department of Defense (DOD) officials.
Obama to send even more troops to Afghanistan while he threatens to expand war more deeply (tags)
Using the “terrorist” excuse to justify escalation and the spreading of the war President Barack Obama continued with his latest escalation of the war in Afghanistan by announcing his plans to send an additional 4,000 U.S. troops to Afghanistan to train Afghan government puppet forces. He also announced plans to send hundreds of additional civilians to the country. Like his predecessor George W. Bush, he raised the specter of “terrorism” to justify his actions.
VIDEO: Kerry Expresses Concerns about Escalation in Afghanistan (tags)
During the senate confirmation hearing nominating Hilary Clinton to secretary of state, Sen. John Kerry expressed concerns about escalation in Afghanistan comparing the situation to Vietnam.
US/Israel: Expanding war into Egypt, Attempt to Overthrow Gaza Gov't & Bomb Iran (tags)
We need hundreds of thousands on the streets of every city in this country if we are to stop the US/Israel war machine. The open escalation of the war in the Middle East by US/Israel is continuing, with invasions of Egyptian airspace and bombing of Egyptian border towns, increasing Israeli military forces for an obvious attempt to overthrow the democratically elected government in Gaza, and an increase in plans to attack Iran.
AJLPP CONDEMNS US INTERVENTION IN MINDANAO (tags)
With more than 500,000 people in Northern and Central Mindanao due to the AFP and MILF fighting, the Alliance Philippines (AJLPP) placed the blame on the United States for intervening in the Mindanao Conflict. As of the press time, another the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) based in Geneva, Switzerland have confirmed that more than 500,000 war refugees were affected by the current fighting in the two Lanao provinces, Cotabato and Davao provinces, Maguindanao and Saranggani due to the escalation of the conflict The AJLPP pointed out; “ that if the United States did not advised President Arroyo to negotiate and affirm the Memorandum of Agreement on Ancestral Domain without transparent consultations with all concerned parties, the situation will not turn from bad to worse.
Petition: Stop the Escalation, Begin the Withdrawal (tags)
"I oppose Bush’s plan to escalate the war by sending additional troops to Iraq. I urge my members of Congress to actively plan a rapid and responsible withdrawal from Iraq."
BTL:Bush's Iraq War Escalation Provokes Growing Opposition (tags)
Interview with Chris Toensing, editor of Middle East Report, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
BTL:Peace Movement Vows to Resist Bush Escalation of Iraq War (tags)
Interview with Gordon Clark, communications director with Peace Action, conducted by Between the Lines' Scott Harris
ANSWER Protest at Wilshire & Western Draws Over 300 - Jan. 11 (tags)
On Jan. 11, the ANSWER Coalition initiated an Emergency Protest Against the Bush War Escalation Plan.
Where to Protest War This Thursday - List of Places (tags)
List of Places to Protest Escalation of the War
Appeal to Kofi Annan (tags)
A moratorium and a UN mediation commis-sion are vital to prevent escalation in the Iran nuclear conflict.. Since 1968, the nuclear weapon states have refused negotiations on total nuclear disarmament.
Escalation in Iraq Follows a Campaign of Lies (tags)
After campaigning as a “peace” candidate who was about to start winding down U.S. military involvement in Iraq, Bush has seriously escalated the conflict. It was a campaign of lies. Now we need a campaign to elect an anti-war Congress in 2006.
Cuba Denounces Escalation of US Aggression (tags)
Appeal: New Escalation in Chipas (tags)
fwd from listserve.
In Solidarity with LA Free Press (tags)
Athens Free Press, a community supported newspaper hits the streets in Athens, Georgia. Articles about Athens sprawl, electoral reform, campaign finance reform, national inauguration protests, Colombian drug war escalation and more...