Month: March 2009

Obama’s Afghanistan proposal under fire

By: Alex Isenstadt March 27, 2009 02:46 PM EST President Barack Obama’s Afghanistan proposal is under fire from the liberal base, which is becoming increasingly disappointed in his war policies. Russ Feingold, the liberal and often defiant Wisconsin senator, said today that that Obama’s plan “could make the […]

Peace Group Warns Obama to Reconsider His Plan in Afghanistan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3/27/09 CONTACT: Barbra Bearden Ph: 301.565.4050 ext. 330 Cell: 617.240.7253 bbearden@peace-action.org Or Paul Kawika Martin Ph: 301.565.4050 ext. 316 Cell: 951.217.7285 pmartin@peace-action.org (Washington, DC) Today President Obama announced his plan to send upwards of 20,000 more American troops to Afghanistan. Peace Action began organizing grassroots […]

Call for National Action for Peace in Afghanistan

Today, President Barack Obama announced his plans to send another 21,000 troops to Afghanistan. This poorly conceived strategy continues failed Middle East policies where military engagement serves as the primary tool. The war weary American public does not support an escalation of the U.S. presence and neither should […]

War Toll

Died in Iraq from Mar 15 to 21: Spc Gary Moore  25  Del City OK 71 Iraqi sisters and brothers were killed. In Afghanistan were killed: Sgt Timothy Bowles  24  Tucson NM Sgt Christopher Abeyta  23  Midlothian IL Spc Robert Weinger  24  Round Lake IL Spc Norman Cain […]

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Round-up of Nuclear Weapons News

There’s been plenty of news on nuclear weapons issues lately. The New York Times’ editorial, “Watershed Moment on Nuclear Arms,” highlights important steps President Obama can take on nuclear weapons, especially negotiating with Russia for deep reductions in our nuclear stockpiles: During the 2008 campaign, President Obama promised […]

War Toll

Those who died in Iraq from Mar 8 to 14: Cpl Patrick Malone  21  Ocala FL 152 Iraqi brothers and sisters were killed. In Afghanistan were killed: Cpl Marc Diab  22  Canada Pvt Patrick Devoe II  27  Auburn NY Cpl Christopher Harkett  22  England Cpl Nicholas Belda  23  […]

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