Tag Archives: Syria

LP.org: Stay out of Syria

From a media release issued by the Libertarian Party on April 14, 2018:

Stay out of Syria

… and other impulsive wars

On April 13, President Donald Trump addressed the nation to announce that he had ordered missile strikes on Syria. His rationale: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad had used chemical weapons to kill civilians in Douma, a rebel-held suburb of Damascus.… Read more ...

Thomas L. Knapp: “Election 2016: It’s a Presidential Campaign, Not a Geography Quiz”

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By Thomas L. Knapp, Libertarian activist and IPR contributor, originally published at TheGarrisonCenter.org on September 9th, 2016:

On September 8, Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, where panelist Mike Barnicle hit him with the question:

“What would you do if you were elected about Aleppo?”

Johnson: “About?”

Barnicle: “Aleppo.”

Johnson: “And what is a leppo?”

Barnicle: “You’re kidding.”

Johnson: “No.”

Maybe you’ve heard about this exchange.… Read more ...

Gary Johnson asks ‘What is Aleppo?’ in response to question about Syria; Politico reports campaign scrambling to minimize fallout

Politico writers Louis Nelson and Daniel Strauss reported the following today:

Asked what he would do about the Syrian city of Aleppo, the region at the center of that nation’s civil war and refugee crisis, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson responded by asking, “what is Aleppo?”

“What would you do if you were elected about Aleppo?” MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” panelist Mike Barnicle asked the former New Mexico governor during an in-studio interview Thursday morning.

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Jill Stein: After US Airstrikes kill 73 in Syria, Time to End Military Assaults that Breed Terrorism

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Press release from Green presidential candidate Jill Stein, July 21st, 2016:

Once again our hearts are breaking – this time, with the tragic news of the deaths of at least 73 civilians, including 35 children, as a result of US airstrikes on the village of Tokkhar in Syria. This horrific attack, the deadliest assault on civilians in the military campaign against ISIS to date, happened because our military admittedly made a “mistake” in identifying these men, women, and children as Islamic State combatants.… Read more ...

Libertarians to US Lawmakers: Get Out, Stay Out of Iraq, Syria

From a Libertarian National Committee Press Release:

The Libertarian Party urges lawmakers to stop bombing in Iraq and to disengage operations in both Iraq and Syria.

“The U.S. government has been intervening in the Middle East for more than half a century under the pretext of achieving peace,” said Nicholas Sarwark, chair of the Libertarian National Committee.

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David Swanson: Top 45 lies and omissions from Obama’s UN address

September 25, 2013
David Swanson, Secretary of Peace

1. President Obama’s opening lines at the U.N. on Tuesday looked down on people who would think to settle disputes with war. Obama was disingenuously avoiding the fact that earlier this month he sought to drop missiles into a country to “send a message” but was blocked by the U.S.

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Norman Horn: If you truly seek peace, you must oppose war

Norman Horn is the founder and editor of LibertarianChristians.com. He holds a PhD in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin and a Master of Arts in Theological Studies from the Austin Graduate School of Theology. This article was published to LibertarianChristians.com and on the
Christian Libertarians Facebook page.
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Opinion: Government and religion mix can create a recipe for disaster

Posted to The Barrie Examiner
September 19, 2013
Written by Paolo Fabrizio

I’m a Libertarian not just a small L libertarian, I’m a hardcore Libertarian.

I feel I can take care of myself and my family better than any government agency can.

I’m a free-market believer and a big-C capitalist. I have faith in charity and that all of us good people living on this Earth can come together to help those who are less fortunate.… Read more ...

Darrell Castle analyzes deal between U.S. and Russia on Syrian chemical weapons

ONLY A SUPPORTING ROLE:

September 18, 2013 -Darrell Castle talks about the deal between Russia and the United States to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons. Castle was the Constitution Party’s 2008 vice-presidential candidate.

https://soundcloud.com/castle-report/only-a-supporting-role

Listen to more Castle Report podcasts on Sound Cloud, or choose from the complete collection at www.castlereport.us.… Read more ...

Harvey Wasserman: A win for people, peace and planet in Syria

September 16, 2013

Harvey Wasserman, Secretary of Energy

The United States is not bombing Syria.

Let’s savor that again: for the moment at least, the United States is not bombing Syria. That alone qualifies as an unprecedented victory for the SuperPower of Peace – the global movement to end war, win social justice and salvage our ecological survival.

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Green Party: Obama’s pause in drive to attack Syria is good news, but anti-war pressure must continue

 

  • Green Party: Obama’s pause in drive to attack Syria is good news, but anti-war pressure must continue
  • 2013-09-11 00:00:00
  • Washington, DC
  • GREEN PARTY OF THE UNITED STATES
    http://www.gp.orgFor Immediate Release:
    Wednesday, September 11, 2013Contacts:
    Scott McLarty, Media Coordinator, 202-904-7614, mclarty@greens.org
    Starlene Rankin, Media Coordinator, 916-995-3805, starlene@gp.org

    Green Party Speakers Bureau: Green leaders available to speak on foreign policy:http://www.gp.org/speakers/speakers-foreign-policy.php

    WASHINGTON, DC — Green Party leaders said that President Obama’s decision for a temporary pause in the rush to win congressional authorization and launch an air strike against Syria was good news and a monumental achievement by the American people.

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Darrell Castle analyzes President Obama’s speech on Syria

THE DOMINOES ARE FALLING…AGAIN:

September 11, 2013 – Darrell Castle talks about President Obama’s speech given last night regarding Syria. Castle was the Constitution Party’s 2008 vice-presidential candidate. There is a currently a movement among CP activists to draft Castle for the party’s presidential nomination in 2016.

https://soundcloud.com/castle-report/the-dominoes-are-falling-again

Listen to more Castle Report podcasts on Sound Cloud, or choose from the complete collection at www.castlereport.us.… Read more ...