Washington and Moscow: Halt the Bombing and Stop Supporting Dictators in the Middle East!


1. Mint Press, “Saudi Arabia Beheads Nearly Twice As Many People As ISIS So Far This Year,” Aug. 25, 2015.

2. Michael R. Gordon and Kareem Fahim, “Kerry Says Egypt’s Military Was ‘Restoring Democracy’ in Ousting Morsi,” New York Times, Aug. 1, 2013.

3. Center for Constitutional Rights, The Story of Maher Arar: Rendition to Torture, 2008.

4. C.J. Chivers and Eric Schmitt, “Arms Airlift to Syria Rebels Expands, With Aid From C.I.A.,” New York Times, Mar. 24, 2013.

5. Michael Karadjis, “Syrian rebels overwhelmingly condemn US bombing as an attack on revolution,” Sept. 25, 2014.

6. Andrew E. Kramer and Anne Barnard, “Russian Soldiers Join Syria Fight,” New York Times, Oct. 5, 2015.

7. Sam Jones, Noam Raydan, Kathrin Hille, “As Russia steps up Syria bombardment, Isis gains ground in Moscow,” Financial Times, Oct. 9, 2015.

8. Reuters, “At least 39 civilians, 14 fighters killed since start of Russian air strikes: monitor,” Oct. 3, 2015; Physicians for Human Rights, “Russian Warplanes Strike Medical Facilities in Syria,” Oct. 7, 2015; Eliot Higgins, “Mounting Evidence of Russian Cluster Bomb Use in Syria,” Oct. 6, 2015.

9. Cassandra Vinograd and Ammar Cheikh Omar, “Syria, ISIS Have Been ‘Ignoring’ Each Other on Battlefield, Data Suggests,” NBC news, Dec. 14, 2014.

10. Vinograd and Omar.

11. Richard Norton-Taylor, “Banned cluster bombs ‘used in Syria, Ukraine, Yemen, Sudan, Libya’,” Guardian, Sept. 3, 2015.

12. Reuters, “Syrians protest against Russian air strikes,” Oct. 4, 2015.