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War Resister Support Action Team
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War Resister Support Action Team

Supporting those opposing the endless wars

Counter-Recruiting
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Counter Recruiting

Opposing the militarism of students

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Veterans For Peace Chapter 92

(VFP 92) is the local chapter of Veterans For Peace in the greater Seattle area.

MLK Day!

Monday, January 21, 2019 - 9:30am

https://www.seattlemlkcoalition.org/
Meet at Garfield High School, Seattle
Workshops 9:30 – 10:50 a.m. in Garfield High School followed by rally. March at 12:30 pm.
VFP is doing a workshop "MLK AND MILITARISM.  A panel discussion with Veterans for Peace".
Veterans For Peace and the Seattle Anti-War Coalition will march together. Look for us at 12 noon (half hour before the march) in the gathering area outside . Look for our VFP Flags

 

 

Veterans For Peace Statement on Withdrawal of U.S. Troops from Syria


Veterans For Peace is pleased to hear that President Trump has ordered a total withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, where they had no legal right to be in the first place. Whatever the reasoning, withdrawing U.S. troops is the right thing to do.
It is incorrect to characterize the U.S. military intervention in Syria as “fighting terrorism,” as much of the media is doing. Although the U.S. fought against the ISIL Caliphate (aka “ISIS”), it also armed and trained Islamist groups, including al-Qaeda aligned forces, who are seeking to destroy the secular, multi-religious Syrian state and establish a harsh fundamentalist order of their own.
Furthermore, the U.S. aerial bombardment of the city of Raqqa, Syria, similar to its bombardment of Mosul, Iraq, was itself terror in the extreme, causing the deaths of tens of thousands of civilians. These are huge war crimes....
Full Statement:
https://www.veteransforpeace.org/our-work/position-statements/veterans-peace-statement-us-troops-withdrawal-syria

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