Congressional progressives urge Obama to change Afghanistan strategy

Leaders of the Congressional Progressive Caucus and its newly formed Afghanistan Taskforce have sent a letter (pdf) to President Obama urging “a comprehensive rethinking of our military mission, [...]

Expert scientists undermine rationale for new nuclear weapons

The findings in a new report out today by the JASONs, a group of independent, expert scientists, call into question the need for new nuclear weapons. Tasked by the House Armed Services Committee [...]

Malalai Joya: "US is doing no good in Afghanistan"

Earlier this month, I had the privilege of hearing Afghan activist and suspended member of Parliament Malalai Joya speak in Berkeley. Joya is in the United States promoting her new book A Woman [...]