Middle East

Firsthand report from Palestine and analysis of Iraq and Syria Raed Jarrar, policy impact coordinator for AFSC, was in Jerusalem July 10-17 as Israel launched the attack on Gaza.  Raed will report on his experiences and also focus on analysis of the current situation in …

Stopping a War with Iran

March 12, 2014 // 0 Comments

The following article appears in MAPA’s 2014 Spring Newsletter Stopping a War with Iran – and Opposing All Nuclear Weapons in the Middle East  Peace advocates scored a big win recently when aroused public opinion and a strong stand by President Obama succeeded in blocking …

Nucleus and Oil in the Middle East

January 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

by Colman Altman (Presented at Haifa International Conference for Middle East Free of Weapons of Mass Destruction, Dec. 5-6, 2013) It would seem that Israel cannot lose in its struggle to free the Middle East (or at least part of it) from weapons of mass …

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 …

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