The Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty to ban nuclear explosions and finally end US testing has a number of merits. Ratification by the Senate would help contribute to preventing nuclear-armed states [...]
Across Massachusetts and around the world, Senator Kennedy is being remembered for his generous service to constituents and unwavering commitment to social justice. We at Mass Peace Action are [...]
Thousands of you flooded Congress’ inboxes with opposition to sanctions on Iran—thank you! (If you haven’t yet, click here to write to the House, and here for the Senate). After Labor Day, [...]
- John Bolton is right…and oh so very wrong « Groundswell Blog, from Peace Action West[...] We must get the message to Congress tha...
This interview with Zbigniew Brzezinski in the late 90’s caught my attention. The Soviet invasion of Afghanistan started what has become thirty years of foreign occupation and civil war [...]
Progressive leaders you helped elect in 2008 have voted against funding for the war in Afghanistan, called for a quicker withdrawal from Iraq, and helped defeat wasteful F-22 fighter jets. We are [...]
Millions of Afghans braved a violent and unstable election environment to cast a vote for their government of choice last week. Escalating violence in the preceding weeks and disenchantment with [...]
- Afghanistan: Democracy in Action? Pt. 2 « Get Afghanistan Right[...] Afghanistan: Democracy in Action? Pt. 2...
But its manpower pool was not North Vietnam's Achilles heel and neither is it the Taliban's. Almost exactly the same percentage of personnel in Afghanistan has rural reconstruction as its primary [...]