2 Million Syrians Are Now Refugees And More Are ‘On The Way’: UNICEF has reported that over one million Syrian children live as refugees in other countries, and two million children are displaced within Syria itself.
Let me just ‘splain something. I am a pacifist because violence begets violence, and there is always—always—a better way to ease human conflict, if not resolve it. Aside from avoiding the evils of war and needless human suffering, that better way is quite frequently more cost-effective for those who would intervene, too.
Here are some pictures of Syrians. Perhaps one might consider these faces when contemplating whether a country that executes its own citizens with drone bombs has any fucking business teaching Assad or anyone else a lesson about how best to kill his own people. Or whether, you know, violent U.S. action just might make a bad situation worse (see, e.g., Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, Columbia, Palestine, Chile, etc.).