Afghanistan

Why is our government killing thousands of people around the globe they can’t even identify? See National Bird, a film about the secret US drone assassination program. Directed by Sonia Kennebeck, this powerful documentary follows the dramatic journey of three whistleblowers who are determined to break the …

Afghanistan – Another American Failure

May 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

The recent bombardment of Afghanistan by the U.S. military may have been intended to show American/Trump administration muscle, but what it actually highlights is the failure of the over-long American intervention in Afghan politics. When one tallies the list of costly American military failures – …

The Cost of War, the Price of Peace

May 24, 2015 // 0 Comments

Kathy Kelly co-coordinates Voices for Creative Nonviolence, a campaign to end military and economic violence. She has visited Afghanistan 15 times since 2010.  Kathy will describe experiences living in a working class area of Kabul, Afghanistan. where people feel trapped by war and impoverishment and …

Women’s Liberation at Barefoot College by Kathy Kelly February 28, 2014 Tilonia, India –A few months ago, the Afghan Peace Volunteers began planning to send a small delegation of young women to India as guests of Barefoot College, a renowned initiative that uses village wisdom, …

A Conversation with Kathy Kelly

February 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

Afghanistan Present and Near Future – Will the US really Leave? What are the conditions for women and ordinary people? What are the effects of the US drone war on people in Afghanistan and neighboring Pakistan? What should we be doing in response? Kathy Kelly, …

2014 Program Update

February 9, 2014 // 0 Comments

Shelagh Foreman, Program Director, delivered this 2014 Program Update at the Annual Meeting on February 8. Click to listen to the audio, or read the transcript: http://masspeaceaction.org/home/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/Program-Update-Shelagh.wma Syria What a year!  We had one of our biggest successes in years in September when President Obama …

Salt and Terror in Afghanistan

February 5, 2014 // 0 Comments

Salt and Terror in Afghanistan by Kathy Kelly February 5, 2014 Two weeks ago in a room in Kabul, Afghanistan, I joined several dozen people, working seamstresses, some college students, socially engaged teenagers and a few visiting internationals like myself, to discuss world hunger. Our …

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