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End U.S. Military Aid to Colombia
Changing US policy from guns and military training to supporting the displaced and treating addiction at home
Mar 2, 2016, 1:59pm Karl Meyer
The possibility of war between nuclear armed powers is returning as a real threat to the security of people all over the world. Climate change, waste of limited resources, and the economic pressures of excess population growth on the carrying...
Oct 17, 2014, 9:02pm Jim Murphy
Dear Friends in Ithaca and Finger Lakes Region: You are invited to join us in an Ithaca FOR Chapter meeting on OCTOBER 29th at 7 PM in the Parlor of the Unitarian Church – Ithaca.We are in the process of reorganizing the Ithaca Chapter of the...
Aug 8, 2014, 2:21pm Kristin Stoneking
I’m writing this from Konstanz, Germany.One hundred years ago this month, at the outbreak of World War I, German Lutheran Friedrich Siegmund-Schultze and English Quaker Henry Hodgkin shook hands and pledged a fellowship of interfaith...
Jul 23, 2014, 5:21am Rene Wadlow
The use of rockets by Islamic groups from Gaza toward Israel and the more deadly use of rockets and bombs by Israeli forces toward Gaza have raised in a dramatic way the possibility of banning rocket use in the Middle East.Arms control in the...
Jul 11, 2014, 9:43am Dr. Hakim
Afghanistan Analysts Network reported on July 9 that “he [Abdullah Abdullah] told the crowd that he had received phone calls from both U.S. President Barack Obama and State Secretary John Kerry and had been told that Kerry would make a stop-over in...
Jul 2, 2014, 6:30am FOR
The people of Iraq and Syria have suffered beyond what many of us could ever comprehend. We acknowledge our deep complicity in and relationship to the brutal violence devastating their homelands. Our inability to stem the roots of violence at home...
Jun 28, 2014, 5:40am Bert Sacks
“Those Iraqis have been fighting each other for centuries,” a friend recently said to me.  I have heard this mistaken view so often that I had to take several deep breaths before replying.I told him I had been to Iraq nine times, all...
May 8, 2014, 10:02am John Lindsay-Poland
I’m in Washington today with Colombian human rights defender Rosa Liliana Ortiz, meeting with State Department officials and congressional staff to present our findings about the human rights outcomes of billions of dollars of U.S. military...