The latest piece of brilliant military strategy from the White House is a smaller more long term U.S. occupying force in Iraq. I, like many citizens who were opposed to this war in the first place, am constantly concerned with how the U.S. will clean up the mess […]
It was twenty-five years ago today, perhaps the largest peace and disarmament rally in US history. A million people gathered in New York’s Central Park, and later marched to the UN, for nuclear disamament, timed with a special UN session on disarmament. Former Peace Action board member Gary […]
by Kevin Martin, Executive Director Foreign Policy in Focus, an excellent on-line publication of progressive voices on international issues, recently organized an on-line “roundtable” exchange on the state of the peace movement that featured an essay by Peace Action board member and SUNY-Albany professor and author Larry Wittner, and […]
Last week the president voiced the absurd notion that U.S. forces might remain in Iraq for decades, as in South Korea. Here is a view from an activist who just recently returned from a peace conference in South Korea… by Anne Miller, Director, New Hampshire Peace Action […]
Iraq Vets Against the War: Operation First Casualty Giving our cities a glimpse into what occupation feels and looks like and that really supporting the troops means ending the war.
by Kevin Martin Executive Director, Peace Action Will the people of Iraq ever forgive us? Every Member of Congress who voted for this is an accessory to quagmire, murder and destruction, plain and simple. Senate vote was 80-14 for blank check, interesting that Obama and Clinton voted right, […]
I would add “and so will tens of thousands of Iraqis” to the above quote from U.S. Representative Maurice Hinchey (D-NY). Unfortunately, even self-described anti-war members of Congress continue to vote to spend our tax dollars to perpetuate the U.S. occupation of Iraq because of the need to […]