Your Voice Is Urgently Needed! To Advance Diplomacy and Avoid War

The Senate is back in session and will soon be considering the Nuclear Weapons Free Iran Act (S 1881). The clear purpose of this bill is to undermine the promising diplomatic ...

Iran, Israeli Peace Movement & Pressuring Congress

Yesterday, as the nation celebrated the Martin Luther King holiday, inspectors from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) began monitoring Iran’s compliance with a historic deal reached Nov. 24 in ...

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ACT NOW: Stop Iran Legislation & National Defense Authorization Act

There is one thing worse than a “do-nothing” Congress, and that’s a Congress that actively promotes militarism and war. This week the House of Representatives will be voting on two ...

Spotlight

A Letter from Leslie Cagan, Phyllis Bennis, Bill Fletcher & Other UFPJ Founders

Friends and Members, Let’s not beat around the bush. We’re writing this ...

The Drone Issue

In response to the attacks of 9/11 drones or unmanned aerial vehicles ...
Toronto Activists Oppose US Strike on Syria

Antiwar Mobilization Thwarts Syria Attack — for now!

“Military might is not what defines a superpower. You have to have ...

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Urgent Update: Free Gaza!

100 women, mostly from Europe and the US, expected to enter Gaza by March 8 to celebrate International Women’s Day in solidarity with their Palestinian sisters in Gaza.  As of now the majority of the delegation has been detained by Egyptian authorities at the Cairo airport or deported. Two of the delegation’s leaders, US Peace Activist Medea […]

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Call on the White House to Exit Afghanistan NOW!

After 12 years in Afghanistan, the longest war in U.S. history, it is time for our troops and contractors to come home now – leaving no one behind. Secretary of State John Kerry and President Hamid Karzai are finalizing negotiations to keep as many as 10,000 troops in Afghanistan for years to come. The Obama […]

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Nov. 22-24: Close the SOA, Resist Militarization

Click here for more information about the November Vigil at the gates of Fort Benning, Georgia The American people are decisively rejecting the “military solutions” approach of the Pentagon-driven U.S. foreign policy. Let’s build on that! Mass mobilizations of people who organize themselves to struggle collectively for a better world, are a key element for our success as […]

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VIDEO–National Teach-In on Syria & U.S. Policy in the Region (Updated)

Again, thanks to everyone who made our Oct. 8th Syria teach-in the success that it was. Each of the panelists did a great job!! Because the presentations were so packed with useful information and insightful, we hope you encourage folks to take the time to watch the teach-in. It runs for a little more than an hour and is […]

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Pressure Congress to Stop Syria Strike

Pressure Congress Now: Prevent US Use of Military Force in Syria

Grass-roots organization against the use of force in Syria has increased over the weekend and is likely to grow during the next few days. As of now, it is still expected that both the Senate and House will vote this week, although this could change especially if it becomes clear that the Administration does not […]

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Leslie Cagan, Peace Activist & Co-founder UFPJ

Leslie Cagan: Take Action NOW, Prevent US Military Disaster in Syria

If you’ve seen or heard the news any time in the last 24 hours you know the dynamics around a possible military strike by the U.S. against Syria are in flux. There are important developments within the international community, developments which might lead to a diplomatic resolution of this crisis. But there is no certainty […]

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Check for Stop U.S. Attack on Syria Rallies in Your Area

Here’s a list of Actions around the country that are taking place this week to oppose a US strike against Syria. To add your action click here.   ARIZONA Flagstaff, AZ Tue. Sept 3, 4 pm Flagstaf City Hall Lawn Tucson, AZ Friday, Sep 13, 5:00pm See FB event for details Contact: https://www.facebook.com/events/670210282990459/?ref=3 CALIFORNIA Costa […]

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Act Now to Stop U.S. War with Syria

Once again the President is leading a rush into war. He is demanding Congress give him speedy authorization to launch attacks, on Syria this time, to punish and deter chemical weapons use.  Once again, the case for going to war is sketchy, and the U.S. government is short-circuiting United Nations inspections that might provide answers. […]

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Syria Resources

Regarding the facts: Talking Points from Phyllis Bennis, Director, New Internationalism Project Institute for Policy Studlies Tom Hayden – A Call for Forceful Diplomacy http://www.pdamerica.org/component/k2/item/1809-tom-hayden-a-call-for-forceful-diplomacy 9 Ways America Has Fueled the Bloody Civil War in Syria: America has undermined opportunities for ceasefire in Syria and a peaceful political transition. AlterNet- by Nicolas J.S. Davies McClatchy News […]

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Talking Points: Potential consequences – The Day Of U.S. Military Strike on Syria (Why Not Attack)

Military strike would be illegal – UN Charter allows military force only if immediate self-defense (Art 51), not applicable, the U.S. not attacked by Syria; or if Security Council agrees (Chapter VII, Art 42) – not going to happen – Russian veto, probably Chinese, maybe even Britain.  Might not even get 9 positive votes.  “Kosovo precedent” still illegal […]

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