A Real and Lasting Peace

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Seems as if supplying Syrian rebels with arms just isn’t enough. The United States government and its Western allies are about to use military force in the small Middle Eastern country. We have heard the drums of war for a long time – now as early as Thursday bombs may start falling on Syria.

Instead of a regime change, we are told, US military forces are just sending a strong message to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to (apparently) stop using chemical weapons. A humble, non-interventionist, foreign policy is no good – to be humanitarian we must bomb other populations. This rhetoric is being championed by a number of war hawks on the Republican side of congress as well, namely John McCain, Lindsey Graham and the newest war mongerer: senator Bob Corker.

What is being under reported in the US media, however, and what is likewise being pushed under…

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