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A24 Films

The new film illustrates how Washington’s endless imperialist wars of aggression tragically pit Americans against not only overseas “enemies,” but one another. Read more

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Kathy Kelly

Recovering from a broken hip, peace activist Kathy Kelly reflects on her experiences with people disabled and traumatized by war. Read more

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Kathy Kelly

Amidst political posturing, aerial terrorism, and street bombings, Afghan citizens pursue their daily work toward peace. Read more

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The White House

As the war approaches the end of its second decade, U.S. officials show no signs that they are willing to address the fundamental power dynamics that have fueled the war for so long. Meanwhile, innocent people die. Read more

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Dr. Hakim

Constant military surveillance of Afghans yields almost no real intelligence about the problems they face each day. An unusual group of volunteers uses a far different approach. Read more

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U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Mitchell Ryan

For the ruling elite in Washington, there’s never a good time to end a war. But really, the United States lost the war in Afghanistan long ago. Read more

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Dr. Hakim

Earlier this year, Afghan peace activists walked barefoot across their country to advocate for nonviolence. Now they’re recruiting young people to take up the cause. Read more

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Department of Defense/Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Dominique A. Pineiro

President Donald Trump is back on the stump, trumpeting his alleged triumphs since the 2016 election. Somehow, he never mentions Afghanistan. Read more

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Afghan Peace Volunteers

Courageous teenagers are making waves in the U.S. regarding gun policies. What if international teen solidarity could subject U.S. military attacks in Afghanistan to the same horror and scorn so many now direct toward the National Rifle Association? Read more

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Carolyn Coe

“Education is the path, especially in Afghanistan, toward a green, equal, and nonviolent world.” Read more

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Kathy Kelly

Kabul, formerly one of the safest places in Afghanistan, has now become one of the most dangerous. Read more

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Instead of tolerating endless war in Afghanistan, we need to demand that the United States pay reparations for the suffering and destruction it has already caused. Read more

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We cannot continue to look the other way as military and economic warfare destroys lives. We must not lose ourselves in trivia and fantasy while the foundation of our real existence is the inescapable misery and suffering of others. Read more

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The beauty and the tragedy of everyday life in a war zone. Read more

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On the anniversary of the longest war in U.S. history, we offer this reflection on how we got here. Read more

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The death toll of the “let’s kill the people who are trying to kill us" method is rising. Read more

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MASH this ain’t. Read more

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I wondered how Ellis’s guidelines for conflict resolution could be useful to people in the United States. Read more

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After 14 years of U.S. occupation, Afghans are voting with their feet Read more

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