This week, the US military expanded its bombing campaign to Syria. Advocates for peace and human rights have spoken out to confront this escalation and to call for rights-based solutions that do not deepen violence. Below are a few links with more information about this crisis.
Phyllis Bennis reminds us in Foreign Policy in Focus that the US bombing in Syria is in violation of international law.
And Jon Queally at Common Dreams highlights how, once again, civilians in Syria are paying the price for escalated bombing.
Even the New York Times has recognized this bombing campaign as a “wrong turn.”
Take Action: CODEPINK released this action alert calling on Obama to cease bombing Syria and Iraq.