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Kathy Kelly

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Peace activist, pacifist, and author, Kathy Kelly (Kathy@vcnv.org) co-coordinates Voices for Creative Nonviolence. While in Kabul, she is a guest of the Afghan Peace Volunteers

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As part of a 2004 delegation to Camp Bucca, where Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was held for 10 months, I heard tales of horrific experiences. It was one of the most hellish spots I've ever encountered. Read more

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“Strike with creativity!” proclaims Raytheon. Read more

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

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“Free Gaza Chicago River Flotilla,” three days of action calling for an end to Israeli attacks and blockades in Palestine. Read more

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Will Geary

The greatest outlier in terms of possessing nuclear weapons is the United States. Read more

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Rod Waddington

We, in the United States, have yet to realize both the futility and immense consequences of war even as we develop, store, sell, and use hideous weapons. The number of children killed is rising. Read more

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Manolo Luna

“I want people to see the truth, regardless of who they are. Because without information, you cannot make informed decisions as a public.” Read more

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Maya Evans

Impoverished people living in numerous countries today would stand a far better chance of survival if weapon manufacturers such as Lockheed Martin, Boeing, General Dynamics, and Raytheon, stopped manufacturing and selling death-dealing products. 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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People's Peace Movement

“The war was started by men, the war will be ended by men . . . but it’s the women and children who suffer the most and they have a right to define peace.” Read more

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Felton Davis

The horror of the Yemen War is changing minds at last. Read more

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When children waste away to literally nothing while fourteen million people face conflict driven famine, a hue and cry—yes, a caterwaul —most certainly should be raised, worldwide. Read more

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U.S. Air Force/Tech. Sgt. Joshua J. Garcia

On August 9, a U.S.-supported Saudi airstrike bombed a bus carrying schoolchildren in Sa’ada, a city in northern Yemen. Read more

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A new Amnesty International report implicates UAE-backed forces in Yemen—which are supported by the U.S.—in the torture and other mistreatment of detainees. Read more

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Afghans could be forgiven for feeling paralyzed and defeated by controlling elites who ignore their most basic human needs. Yet every day, Afghan communities reject continued war and call for peace. 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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It would take a very stable genius to close Guantanamo. Read more

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Veterans for Peace are working to recover the original purpose of Armistice Day—calling for adequate psychological and material support for veterans, and above all to abolish wars. 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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