NO WAR ON SYRIA – RESOURCES

The Peace Resource Center of San Diego has compiled this information about community events, actions you might take and various article relating to Syria.  Please circulate/share widely. 

EVENTS:

No War on Syria!

Monday, 9/9/13 Feinstein’s office!
12:00 Noon

750 B Street Suite 1030
San Diego, CA 92101

https://www.facebook.com/events/506647586079046/

Vigil to oppose strikes on Syria

Monday, September 9th
7:00 PM

7777 Girard Ave
La Jolla, CA 92037

http://www.moveon.org/event/events/event.html?event_id=139619&rc=fb&t=fb.3

San Diego Veterans for Peace — No Attack on Syria
Thursdays 4-6 p.m.

VFP is moving their weekly demonstration at General Atomics in Poway to Hillcrest, at the overpass at 6th Avenue and I-5

Overpass Light Brigade
Sunday, September 1, 7:15 p.m.

Come join us hold large illuminated signs over busy I-5 in opposition to an unconstitutional war in Syria.

Gather in one of our favorite spots, just west of Clairemont Drive next to I-5.

https://www.facebook.com/events/428850910558944/

LOCAL AND NATIONAL MEDIA:

Dozens gather in Balboa Park to protest U.S. action in Syria

http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/aug/31/anti-war-protest-rally-syria-balboa-park/

Hundreds rally in LA, SF, San Diego Against attack on Syria

http://www.scpr.org/news/2013/09/01/39007/hundreds-rally-in-la-san-diego-against-attack-on-s/

Opposition Grows to Obama’s Planned Attack on Syria

http://www.christianpost.com/news/opposition-grows-to-obamas-planned-attack-on-syria-103488/

Anti-war protestors rally for peace in Syria

http://www.760kfmb.com/story/23309504/anti-war-protestors-rally-for-peace-in-syria

Possible US-led attack on Syria sparks rallies: Dozens gather at peace rally in Balboa Park

http://www.10news.com/news/u-s-world/possible-us-led-attack-on-syria-sparks-rallies-08312013

Anti-war protestors rally for peace in Syria

http://www.cbs8.com/story/23309504/anti-war-protestors-rally-for-peace-in-syria

Local Group Protests U.S. Military Action in Syria

http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/local/syrian-protest-san-diego-obama-syrian-congress-no-war-with-syrian-221941941.html?_osource=SocialFlowFB_SDBrand

 

ACTION:

Take Action on Syria: Suggestions from FCNL
http://fcnl.org/issues/middle_east/take_action_syria/

Prevent an Attack on Syria Now!  RootsAction letter to your representative

http://act.rootsaction.org/p/dia/action3/common/public/?action_KEY=8463

Tell President Obama: Don’t bomb Syria–Sign the Petition
http://act.credoaction.com/sign/obama_syria/?sp_ref=8755464.4.519.f.2170.2&referring_akid=8762.5945871.kegdSN&source=fb_share_sp

ARTICLES:

Syria Needs Real Help, Not American Bombs

http://www.usnews.com/opinion/blogs/world-report/2013/08/27/what-the-us-can-do-to-prevent-more-violence-in-syria


Even if Assad used chemical weapons, the west has no mandate to act as a global policeman
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/aug/28/chemical-weapons-west-global-policeman

San Diego’s 
Marjorie Cohn nails it again

Killing Civilians to Protect Civilians in Syria
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marjorie-cohn/syria-civilians-violence_b_3826961.html

Bomb What Exactly in Syria?

Looks like the U.S. is once again reverting to its foreign-policy default position: bombing.

http://fpif.org/bomb-what-exactly-in-syria-2/

Moral Obscenities in Syria

Phyllis Bennis and David Wildman

http://www.thenation.com/blog/175928/cui-bono?fb_action_ids=705692212781273&fb_action_types=og.likes&fb_source=aggregation&fb_aggregation_id=288381481237582#axzz2dIuPjlL9

Lockheed Martin shares up amid news of chemical weapons pretext for war in Syria
http://21stcenturywire.com/2013/08/27/lockheed-martin-shares-up-amid-news-of-chemical-weapons-pretext-for-war-in-syria/

War on Syria: Twenty Pounds of Stupid in a Ten-Pound Bag
http://truth-out.org/news/item/18416-war-on-syria-twenty-pounds-of-stupid-in-a-ten-pound-bag