Anti-war celebrities from the Bush era aren’t the only ones keeping quiet lately as tensions escalate in the Middle East. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus has made it clear that U.S. warships are prepared to strike Syria hard and fast on the president’s orders, and Glenn Beck is asking what’s going on just outside the Syrian border.

There were plenty of anti-war demonstrators in the streets last weekend, sharing space with Slut Walk 2013. Will they maintain their efforts as the stalemate drags on and Obama delays a vote of Congress indefinitely?