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Top 5 Reasons Peace Action is Endorsing Bernie Sanders for President

By Peace Action West on Wed, 10 Feb 2016 20:38:05

By Kevin Martin, Executive Director, Peace Action & Jon Rainwater, Executive Director, Peace Action West After 15 years of war, the next president of the United States will inherit daunting foreign policy challenges. Sadly, many of those challenges were fueled by an "act first, think later" U.S. military […]Read More

Peace Action Statement on “Implementation Day”

By Jon Rainwater on Sun, 17 Jan 2016 01:54:57

Peace Action Applauds Iran Agreement Success; Urges Similar Diplomatic Efforts with Syria and North Korea Washington, DC -- January 16, 2016 -- In response to today's announcement that all parties (The United States, Russia, China, United Kingdom, and France, plus Germany -- the P5 + 1), including Iran, […]Read More

The U.S. Role in the War in Yemen

By Gabe Murphy on Wed, 13 Jan 2016 00:03:57

In March 2015, a 10-nation coalition led by Saudi Arabia began bombing Yemen, and has been ever since. As the world's attention has focused on the Syrian Civil War, which absolutely deserves our focus, the war in Yemen is often an afterthought in mainstream media coverage; that other […]Read More

Action Alert: House Voting to Kill Iran Deal

By seth a miller on Tue, 12 Jan 2016 22:38:09

The Iran hawks are wasting no time. Tomorrow a bill will come to the floor of the house that would kill the Iran nuclear deal by taking away the president's ability to provide sanctions relief to Iran. The Iran nuclear deal was one of the biggest victories for […]Read More

New Year, New Iran Sanctions

By Gabe Murphy on Fri, 08 Jan 2016 23:38:21

At the end of 2013, shortly after a temporary deal to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief was signed, a bill was introduced that would have increased sanctions on Iran. At the beginning of 2015, after failing to advance the previous year's sanctions bill, and […]Read More

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Strategic Cooperation

The heavy US reliance on the blunt instrument of military force has generated new instability and conflict, and today Americans face a more dangerous world than a decade ago. US security is tightly woven with that of our allies as well as some of our antagonists, and in this interconnected world, we need to use the right tools. Click here to learn more.

Know the Score: The 2012 Congressional Voting Record

Click here to find everything you need to let your representatives in DC know you've seen how they voted, and that you'll be watching them like hawks.

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