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Ukraine — Fragile Peace threatened by Growing Turmoil

By Peace Action West on Fri, 25 Sep 2015 21:38:39

This piece is by guest blogger John Ratliff of Massachusetts Peace Action and was originally published here. Minsk 2, the agreement signed in February 2015, was designed to end a devastating civil war in the Russian speaking Donetsk and Luhansk regions of east Ukraine. It was called Minsk […]Read More

The Embarrasing Failure of the U.S. Syrian Arm-Train Program

By Gabe Murphy on Fri, 18 Sep 2015 15:30:39

A year ago today, the Senate voted to authorize $500 million to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels to help in the fight against ISIS. One year later, the effort has become an embarrassment. First came the news that nearly 10 months and $41 million after the program […]Read More

Diplomacy Prevails

By Jon Rainwater on Fri, 11 Sep 2015 23:17:44

Yesterday, the peace movement won its biggest victory in recent memory. In a 58-42 vote, opponents of the nuclear deal with Iran failed to garner the 60 votes necessary to end debate and move to a final vote on a resolution disapproving of the deal. The vote means […]Read More

Victory: We Hit The Magic Number 34. What’s Next

By Gabe Murphy on Thu, 03 Sep 2015 05:11:27

Today, Congressional support for the Nuclear Deal with Iran reached a critical tipping point as Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) became the 34th Senator to back the Deal, ensuring that a vote of disapproval will not survive a Presidential veto. In preparation for this moment, Republicans have been frantically rearranging […]Read More

75 Former Lawmakers Endorse the Nuclear Deal with Iran

By Jon Rainwater on Mon, 31 Aug 2015 19:44:05

Today, 75 former Senators and Representatives sent a bipartisan letter to Congress asking lawmakers to support the Nuclear Deal with Iran. While they are no longer in office, they continue serving the American people by exercising their influence as former members of Congress as they speak out in favor of an […]Read More

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