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Annual Meeting Workshops (February 8)

January 22, 2014 // 0 Comments

The following workshops are scheduled at the Massachusetts Peace Action Annual Meeting:    Seeing Through the Smokescreen: Reflections on Continued War in Afghanistan and Pakistan Kathy Kelly Speakers: Kathy Kelly and Rachel Williams After 13 years of military occupation of that country, the U.S. plans to …

Sample Letters to the Editor: I’m concerned that we may be heading for a new war in the Middle East.  The current round of negotiations with Iran, finalized on January 20th, are the best hope of avoiding that disastrous outcome.  But some members of Congress …

The six month period for a  negotiated solution to the problem posed by concerns based on allegations of an Iranian nuclear weapons program begins on Monday, January 20. Call Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Ed Markey and your Representative  by calling  855-686-6927 (855-68-NO-WAR*) toll free to tell …

No War With Iran: Virtual Town Hall

November 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

For years we have been hearing that the U.S. and Iran are on the brink of war. But with a series of positive exchanges between the U.S. and Iran’s recently elected president, the two countries be on the brink of something much different: peace. But peace …

Striking Syria would impede diplomatic efforts

October 21, 2013 // 0 Comments

by Tomás Aramburu and Dan Solomon   The last two months have been chaotic in the Middle East. In August, President Barack Obama advocated for a strike on Syria, which dissipated under overwhelming public opposition and a Russian-brokered plan to rid Syria of chemical weapons. In …

Can you imagine a Middle East free of weapons of mass destruction? It is more probable than you may think! Here’s why…   Thirty-nine years ago in 1974, Egypt and Iran (under the Shah) submitted a resolution to the UN General Assembly for a Nuclear-Weapons-Free Zone (NWFZ) in the Middle East. Such a zone would …

Push for diplomacy with Iran

July 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

A month ago, the world was surprised by the election of a moderate President in Iran: Dr. Hassan Rouhani. He will be inaugurated in September and will be choosing a new government then. This provides a new opportunity for the world to work with Iran …

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