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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.