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Rob Prince: Military Humanitarian Intervention: the Shock Doctrine Applied to Syria

What’s needed in Syria is not military intervention, but a global peace offensive. By Rob Prince  Foreign Policy in Focus  February 14, 2014 (Note: Rob Prince teaches at the Korbel School of International Studies. Although tangentially, he has been associated with the University of Denver’s Center for Middle East Studies and has participated in a number of More

Mon., Feb. 3, Trial and Rally: Support Anti-Drone Protesters

Beale AFB, April, 2013   TRIAL DATE:  Monday, Feb. 3, 9:00 am     Occupy Beale AFB Anti-Drone Protestors to Put Drone Warfare on Trial  (Defendants:  Martha Hubert, Robin Ryan, Bill Doub and Toby Blome)   In April, 2013, 5 activists were arrested while attempting to deliver a letter to the Commander at Beale AFB during a nonviolent protest of drone warfare.  The letter More

Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, Bashing "Isolationists" While at War in the World

Always and Everywhere The New York Times and the Enduring “Threat” of Isolationism By Andrew J. Bacevich  October 24, 2013  tomdispatch.com Read Tom Engelhardt's introduction here. The abiding defect of U.S. foreign policy? It’s isolationism, my friend. Purporting to steer clear of war, isolationism fosters it. Isolationism impedes the spread of democracy. It inhibits trade and therefore prosperity. More

Tomgram: Andrew Bacevich, Bashing “Isolationists” While at War in the World

Always and Everywhere The New York Times and the Enduring “Threat” of Isolationism By Andrew J. Bacevich  October 24, 2013  tomdispatch.com Read Tom Engelhardt's introduction here. The abiding defect of U.S. foreign policy? It’s isolationism, my friend. Purporting to steer clear of war, isolationism fosters it. Isolationism impedes the spread of democracy. It inhibits trade and therefore prosperity. More

From Afghan youth to leaders of today: Daylight is almost here

The daylight of a global awakening By Dr. Hakim  16 September 2013  Voices for Creative Nonviolence  VCNV.org We, the Afghan Peace Volunteers, are finding strength amidst our dark nights because, in the daylight of a global awakening, we see people throughout the world refusing to comply with oppressive systems.   We see that we aren’t alone More

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