The Nation Opposes Military Intervention in Syria

Decries media watchdogs who become lapdogs in the face of manufactured displays of might.

“Conflicts will stop only when the people who live in these many countries, and the powers that fuel the proxy wars, decide the violence must end,”

says Nation editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel

“The United States can’t create peace by military force. We can only add to the destruction.”

The Nation‘s coverage of the Syrian conflict is below.
Katrina vanden Heuvel [New York, NY]
There are both practical and humanitarian reasons to oppose US airstrikes in response to the horrific chemical weapons attack.
Greg Grandin [New York, NY]
Six thoughts on the US bombing of Syria.
Joan Walsh [New York, NY]
Anyone who supports these missile strikes has to account for what comes next.
John Nichols [Madison, WI]
The post-9/11 war authorization is still being used to justify military actions. That’s unconstitutional.
Juan Cole [Ann Arbor, MI]
Typically deployed symbolically by presidents facing domestic political troubles, they rarely have significant military effect.
Phyllis Bennis [Washington, DC]
Director of the Institute for Policy Studies’ New Internationalism Project,
The left is profoundly divided over the conflict, but we should at least agree on a set of principles to end it.
Sean McElwee, Brian Schaffner, Jesse Rhodes [Various]
As the influence of high-dollar donors grows, so too will our bellicosity.

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