Put forth by international progressive leaders "calling the world to sanity," the document envisions a global security framework committed to de-escalating tensions in the world.
"This is URGENT! We are horrified at the escalation of the conflict in Ukraine. We must come together across borders to demand a diplomatic solution to the present crisis."
Chayes: " ... the behavior of those Afghan leaders that we, the United States, kind of put forward toward their own citizens, and the role of U.S. officials and U.S. development organizations in reinforcing and protecting and enabling, I mean, just an unbelievably corrupt and abusive governmental system, so that, you know, my Afghan friends, who were not in university — they were ordinary villagers in and around Kandahar — they just didn’t know what to make of it. It was like, 'Look, the Taliban shake us down at night, but the government shakes us down in the daytime'”
"The violent suppression of protesters in France, Chile, Iraq, Iran, Lebanon, India and Hong Kong is already underway, a window into what may be coming to England, the United States and other countries that attempt to throw off the yoke of corporate oppression."
Gaza: World Condemns Killing and Maiming of Peaceful, Unarmed Palestinian Protesters. Calls to Investigate Israeli Use of Force
There have been a series of impassioned calls at the UN for restraint and independent investigations of Israel’s use of live fire against unarmed Palestinians