Yesterday (8/8/17) Roots Action held a news conference in DC. Speakers spoke about the reasons behind a petition to Congress and Defense Secretary James Mattis calling for removal of all U.S. military aircraft from Syrian skies.
Speakers included: CIA whistleblower John Kiriakou; Former State Department official Matthew Hoh; Christie Edwards, of the ASIL Lieber Society on the Law of Armed Conflict; David Swanson, World Beyond War; Norman Solomon, RootsAction.org.
RootsAction.org is an online initiative dedicated to galvanizing Americans who are committed to economic fairness, equal rights, civil liberties, environmental protection — and defunding endless wars. RootsAction is endorsed by Jim Hightower, Barbara Ehrenreich, Cornel West, Daniel Ellsberg, Glenn Greenwald, Naomi Klein, Bill Fletcher Jr., Laura Flanders, former U.S. Senator James Abourezk, Frances Fox Piven, and many others.