Posts in: anti-war

No to U.S. bombing of Syria!

April 7, 2017

The Freedom Socialist Party forcefully condemns the latest U.S. attack in the Middle East – the cruise missile strikes against Syrian airfields on April 6. Two days earlier, the Bashar al-Assad regime had launched a vicious, abhorrent attack on civilians in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, apparently using chemical weapons. This assault drew the wrath… Read more »

Syria’s ruin at the hands of capital

December 2016

We live in times so poverty stricken, turbulent, repressive and violent that the majority of people can hardly breathe. That’s why they’re rising up in every corner of the world. Syria’s insurrection, a proud part of the Arab Spring in 2011, is a breathtaking example. A people who had lived four decades under a deadly… Read more »

A slippery slope in choice for Defense

February 2017

Trump’s dangerous choice of General James Mattis for Secretary of Defense goes against a fundamental principle of U.S. democracy, limited as it is: civilian control of the military. The 1947 National Security Act requires Defense Secretaries to have been in civilian life for a significant number of years (formerly 10, now seven) if they have… Read more »

Open letter to Sue Kay Braun, United States Ambassador to Montenegro

September 9, 2013

By Marko Milačić, journalist at the Montenegrin weekly journal Monitor You are preparing for a new war – you and your superiors. The destroyed Libyan soil is not even cold yet from your bombs before you once again load the warships in the Mediterranean with Tomahawk missiles. Gaddafi’s blood has not yet even been washed… Read more »

No U.S. intervention in Syria!

September 6, 2013

With good reason, U.S. public recoils from threat of new war As Congress debates whether to authorize President Obama to go to war against Syria, it appears that the U.S. populace is exhibiting signs of a new antiwar consensus—the Iraq/Afghanistan Syndrome. Having been lied to and marched off to war by cynical and incompetent forces… Read more »