If by the end of tomorrow no legislation is passed to oppose the Iran agreement, it will move forward. Republicans have tried to ditch the accord but Democrats in the Senate have blocked them twice now. Even if such a bill passed, President Obama would veto and it is […]
Who knows why, but the Senate is again “debating” (I’d say speechifying) the Iran nuclear accord. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) scheduled another cloture vote for 6:00 today (with the vote being held open for several hours because of Rosh Hashanah) less than a week after the last […]
September 10, 2015 NATION’S LARGEST PEACE AND DISARMAMENT ORGANIZATION HAILS SENATE VOTE TO UPHOLD IRAN PEACE ACCORD Washington, DC—Peace Action, the country’s largest peace and disarmament organization, founded in 1957, hailed today’s Senate vote to uphold the Iran nuclear agreement negotiated by the U.S. and its allies […]
Mitt Romney sure mentioned the word “peace” an awful lot in the last presidential debate Monday night. While my take is that he did so in a pretty cynical way, trying to make folks think he is less of a dangerous guy than he really is, it was interesting, and I […]
Did you know today is celebrated as the International Day of Peace? No? Don’t be embarrassed, it’s not a real big deal in the U.S., maybe because our country is nearly always making war. Anyway September 21 was established as the International Day of Peace by the United […]
25,000 U.S. Troops to Remain in Afghanistan for a Decade After the Supposed “End of the War” in 2014?
Well, we still have tens of thousands of troops, and dozens of bases, in Germany, Japan and South Korea, don’t we? Last spring, when President Obama announced a “Strategic Partnership Agreement” with the government of Afghanistan (which he claimed needed no congressional approval), he also announced the security […]
Salt Lake City Tribune By Christine Meecham And Deb Sawyer Published August 9, 2012 1:01 am For much of this year, the prospect of Iran becoming a nuclear weapons state has been a major international concern. As members of the Utah Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, we […]