Tagged: syria intervention
The failure of the pro-Israel lobby to force Congress to vote for intervention into Syria or for additional sanctions on Iran represents a significant decline in its influence.
President Obama's decision to ask Congress for authorization to use military force against Syria set the stage for a resurgent anti-war movement that cohered quickly - and won an extraordinary, unforeseen victory.
The New Internationalism newsletter focuses on the protests in the Middle East and marks the 30 year anniversary of the Sabra-Shatila massacre.
Washington should remember the lessons of blowback and avoid intervention in Syria.
The international community should have a diplomatic "intervention" with Syria's strongest remaining ally, Russia.