Don't Bomb Syria & Iraq 101: Useful Information to Read and Share!

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NEWS & ANALYSIS

Why Americans’ support for bombing ISIS may not last By Peyton M. Craighill http:/www.washingtonpost.com/news/storyline/wp/2014/09/22/why-americans-support-for-bombing-isis-may-not-last/

Wrong Turn on Syria: No Convincing Plan By THE EDITORIAL BOARD http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/24/opinion/on-syria-no-convincing-plan.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=1

UN Security Council approves foreign fighters resolution pushed by Obama By Justin Sink http://thehill.com/policy/international/218803-un-security-council-approves-resolution-to-stop-foreign-terrorist

As US Bombs ISIS in Syria, Even Some Pro-War Pundits Express Skepticism By William Greider http://www.thenation.com/blog/181713/us-bombs-isis-syria-even-some-pro-war-pundits-express-skepticism

COSTS OF WAR

First U.S. Stealth Jet Attack on Syria Cost $79 Million - Daily Beast http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/09/24/first-u-s-stealth-jet-attack-on-syria-cost-79-million.html

White House won’t estimate cost of ISIS war By Justin SInk http://thehill.com/policy/defense/218520-white-house-wont-estimate-cost-of-isis-war

The Campaign AgainstISIL Could Cost $1.5B a Month By Janine Davidson and Emerson Brooking http://www.defenseone.com/threats/2014/09/the-campaign-against-isil-could-cost-15b-month/94976/

DEBATE IN CONGRESS

The audacity of air strikes and secret deals: just making Isis grow stronger? By Raúl M Grijalva and Michael Shank http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/sep/23/air-strikes-weapons-deals-isis-insurgency

Barbara Lee Was Right in 2001. She’s Still Right Now By John Nichols  http://www.thenation.com/blog/181733/barbara-lee-still-speaks-arguing-congress-must-declare-wars

CONGRESS WAVERS ON WAR By Tom Hayden http://tomhayden.com/home/congress-wavers-on-war.html

Understanding Authorizations for the Use of Military Force By Ken Gude http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/security/report/2014/09/24/97748/understanding-authorizations-for-the-use-of-military-force/

FROM THE REGION

In Farewell Speech, Karzai Calls American Mission in Afghanistan a Betrayal By Rod Nordland http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/24/world/asia/hamid-karzai-afghanistan.html

 

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