Exciting news from Peace Action’s sister organization Gensuikyo! Dear friends, The delegation of Japan Council against A and H Bombs (Gensuikyo) in New York met Ms. Angela Kane, UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs and Ambassador Ibrahim Dabbashi of Lybia, the Chair of the First Committee, on October 9 […]
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 […]
As a prelude to the passage of a new round of sanctions, on Wednesday diplomats from the U.S., Russia and France dismissed the nuclear swap deal negotiated by Iran, Turkey and Brazil. A few hours later, a fourth round of U.N. Security Council sanctions on Iran passed 12 […]
The U.S. House of Representatives is on the verge of voting on the final war supplemental! They have passed the rule, but it doesn’t look like they have the votes yet to pass the supplemental. Please inform your representative that you want to see an end to the […]
I’m posting this from the hearing room…Paul You can view the protest on C-SPAN. Protest starts at 32:11 and ends at around 34:40 http://www.c-span.org/Watch/Media/2009/05/21/HP/R/18861/Joint+Chiefs+Chair+Explains+AfghanPakistan+Strategy.aspx ANTI-WAR ACTIVISTS CONFRONT FOREIGN RELATIONS COMMITTEE, DEMANDS NO MORE TAXPAYER ‘BLOOD MONEY’ Activists scatter blood money in Senate hearing on Afghanistan and Pakistan WASHINGTON […]
You can find how your Representative voted by clicking here. Sources tell me that Chairman Obey will not allow any changes or amendments to the supplemental. I think it is very important to continue the momentum on McGovern’s bill to get as many original cosponsors as possible and […]