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Past Initiatives

Eyes Wide Open Film Series
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2011: Petition against foreign military intervention in Syria
A call for diplomacy and a dire prediction (proved correct) of what would happen otherwise.

Letters to Authorities
From 2006-2009

Dear Mr. Ambassador
Nine letters to U.S. Ambassador Spogli from 2005-2007.

Eye-opening documentaries from Robert Greenwald
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Basta con le missioni di guerra

Protest in front of Palazzo Chigi
Piazza Colonna
Tuesday, June 27, 6pm

Note: To join U.S. Citizens for Peace & Justice at the protest, look for our U.S. peace flag.

A network of Rome anti-war groups is organizing a protest calling for immediate withdrawal of troops from Iraq and Afghanistan. This protest comes as the new Italian government discusses refinancing the Italian military missions abroad. U.S. Citizens for Peace & Justice supports this initiative and will be there to add our voice.

The number of deaths in just the past two months is staggering, numbering in the thousands. It should come as no surprise that the majority of the Iraqi and Afghan people want an end to the military occupation. But even the U.S. aligned Iraqi and Afghan governments are now calling for a change. In just the past two weeks we have heard requests from Iraqi leaders for a timeline for withdrawal as well as sharp criticism by the Afghan government of the effectiveness of the "war on terror" resulting in hundreds of deaths in Afghanistan in just the past four weeks.

It is important for us, as U.S. citizens, to make our voice heard alongside that of Italian activists in calling for immediate troop withdrawal.

We invite all U.S. citizens and our international friends to join us as we support our Italian partners in peace in calling for:

  • the immediate withdrawal of troops from Iraq and Afghanistan;
  • an end to the occupation of Palestine and guarantees of economic support for the Palestinian people;
  • closure of all U.S. and Nato military bases in Italy.

USC4P&J will be there on Tuesday with our signs, U.S. peace flag as well as flyers in English and Italian. Join us, and bring your friends.

Ci vediamo in piazza! (See you in the streets!)

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Ongoing/Future Events

Our Eyes Wide Open Film Series is suspended; for further information click here.

Upshot of our Nov. 9th group discussion on current politics:

It wasn't the Russians that got us Trump. Or Comey. Or even the massive GOP election fraud. It was the DNC.*
*Dem National Committee

To learn how to stop the DNC from delivering us another Trump, read Autopsy: the Democratic Party in Crisis.

Photo of a school in Yemen bombed by Saudi Arabian jets supplied by the U.S. and fueled in the air by the U.S. Air Force. Tell Trump to STOP THIS CARNAGE, not fuel it! Click here.

Also participate in the CodePink email and/or phone initiative:

Click here to sign a petition, to put an end to the sanctions against Syria - their only effect is to take a terrible toll on the population, causing them to migrate! And click here to see the video by the Italian Committee to lift sanctions against Syria.

Iraq Deaths Estimator
Did someone tell you that U.S. military intervention in Iraq was over? Not true: we're at it again. This time the pretext to drop bombs is "curbing ISIS" (which was created by the U.S. in the first place, to overturn al-Malaki in Iraq and then Assad in Syria, and is now out of hand. Like what happened to "our" creature al Qaeda in Afghanistan). And the death toll continues to rise...
Write your senators and tell them: "Enough! U.S. out!! Iraq has shown it can curb ISIS by itself!"

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