It’s a line in the sand and what it says to our species is that this is the moment and we must act now. This is the largest clarion bell from the science community and I hope it mobilizes people and dents the mood of complacency.
In addition to the 500,000 people who have been displaced in Gaza as a result of the most recent military operation, food insecurity affects 72 per cent of households.
In running interference for Israel’s estimated 400 warheads, the US has made the world a more dangerous place.
Whatever Congress may decide, a U.S. military strike against Syria will still be illegal, immoral and dangerous, even reckless in the region and around the world. Congress needs to say NO.
By ordering air strikes against Syria without UN security council support, Obama will be doing the same as Bush in 2003