January

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Josh and Conor - Home from war in Iraq

Josh Stieber and Conor Curran are both Iraq vets and are on a nationwide tour and dialogue about the Iraq war.

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Afghanistan: a tragedy and what to do about it

For long-time peace activists, for those concerned with national funding for jobs, health care, environmental needs and education, the plan to maintain 100,000 troops in Afghanistan is a tragedy about to unfold.

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Afghanistan’s neighbors begin talks on ending war

China, Iran, Pakistan and the U.S. are among the countries meeting in Istanbul on  Tuesday, to try to agree on a path to ending the Afghanistan war.

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To the people of Haiti: Calling the Ancestors

I dedicate this drumming piece to Haiti and its people in memory of those who've gone before (ancestors) and a celebration of the Haitian peoples resilience & hope.

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Lawmakers urge U.S. action on Gaza crisis

Two members of Congress are asking colleagues to sign on to a letter to President Obama urging him to address the humanitarian crisis in Gaza.

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U.S. starts new drive for Israel-Palestine talks

Middle East envoy George Mitchell confirmed that the U.S. is stepping up efforts to get comprehensive Israeli-Palestinian negotiations going, with a two-year deadline to reach a peace pact.

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The CIA’s shadowy war

The attack on the CIA base in Afghanistan has by all accounts devastated the spy agency's operations in the region.