Category: Afghanistan

No End in Sight in America’s Longest War

Washington, D.C. — August 21, 2017 — In response to President Trump’s announcement that the U.S. will “fight to win” in Afghanistan, alongside reports that Trump has authorized an increase of 4,000 troops in Afghanistan, Jon Rainwater, Executive Director of Peace Action, released the following statement: “After months of deliberation or procrastination […]

UN Votes: Don’t Bomb Hospitals

As if anyone should have needed this reminder …. Today, the United Nations Security Council voted to remind UN member states that medical facilities and personnel should never be targets of war. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addressed the Council pointedly reminded them that interfering with access to essential health […]

Your Priorities, Not War

by Paul Kawika Martin It’s that time of year when Congress figures out the federal budget for next year. The House will take up the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) this week. Despite the Republican stranglehold in the House they may allow a few amendments to be voted on […]