Are the U.S. and Allies Getting Too Cozy With Al Qaeda’s Affiliate in Syria?

For 14 years the US has waged a global war on terror with a stated goal of denying al Qaeda a safe haven anywhere in the world.  Now several of our regional partners in the Middle East, hell-bent [...]

You put the brakes on war

It’s astounding to watch a run-up to war come to a screeching halt. And it wouldn’t have happened without your efforts. Just a couple of weeks ago, the media was discussing a strike on Syria as [...]

Our message to Congress on Syria

We are on Capitol Hill this week urging members of Congress to vote against authorizing force in Syria. In our first day, we’ve already visited dozens of offices, and most people we talk to [...]

Could your rep. tip the scales?

It’s time to really ramp things up. The House and Senate are scheduled to vote on attacking Syria this week. We’re on Capitol Hill right now urging members to vote no, and we need your voices [...]

NDAA roundup: Afghanistan victory and budget ignominy

Last night, we saw years of committed organizing pay off, with the House of Representatives voting 305-121 supporting accelerated withdrawal from Afghanistan. Thank you so much to all of you who [...]

All night spending spree

Members of Congress were up all night spending your tax dollars. The House Armed Services Committee worked into the wee hours of the morning on the budget for the Pentagon and nuclear weapons. [...]