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Reports: Israeli-Palestinian peace talks Sept. 2 – Laura Rozen – POLITICO.com

Israelis and Palestinians are being invited to begin direct peace talks in Washington on Sept. 2, Reuters reports tonight, citing a diplomatic source out of Martha’s Vineyard, where President Barack Obama is vacationing.”Envoys from the so-called Quartet of powers — the United States, the European Union, Russia and the United Nations — agreed to the details on Thursday,” Reuters cited ...

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Veterans For Peace to ‘Lift the Fog of War’ at Convention Aug. 25-29, Portland, Maine

Hundreds of veterans will gather to educate and organize Veterans For Peace, a national organization comprised of over 6500 members, will hold its National Convention in Portland, Maine, the birthplace of VFP in 1985. The 25th Anniversary Convention will take place August 25-29, 2010. The theme of the Convention is “Lifting the Fog of War.” Where: Holiday Inn by the ...

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Lecture for former Swedish Prime Minister, Olof Palme

Thursday, August 12, 2010 from 1 to 4 p.m. Pacific Time. Martin Luther King Library, 901 G St. NW, Washington, DC 20001. The Barinu Institute for Economic Development is holding a lecture in memory of former Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme, highlighting his international efforts as a man of renowned and candid abilities in foreign policy, outspokenness, and commitment to ...

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Monthly Nuclear Calendar from Friends Committee On National Legislation

Nuclear Calendar August 9, 2010 July 31-Sept. 13 House of Representatives August and Rosh Hashanah recess. Aug. 7-Sept. 12 Senate August and Rosh Hashanah recess. Aug. 9 Noon-2:00 p.m., Leonard Spector, Monterey Institute, “Nonproliferation and the Invocation of Military Power.” Monterey Institute, CNS Seminar Room (D-100), 400 Pacific St., Monterey, CA. Aug. 9 Conference on Disarmament, third and last session ...

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FCNL Annual Meeting, Nov. 11-14, 2010

FCNL’s 2010 Annual Meeting: Building on a Firm Foundation. Nov. 11-14, Washington, DC. Lobby Day: Monday, November 15. Join 200 Friends from around the country for skills building, strategizing, and worshipful discernment. Get more information about the FCNL Annual Meeting 2010 here.

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Turtle Women Rising Oct. 8-11, 2010, Washington, D.C.

They will be drumming to welcome the troops home, as well as to welcome veterans and their families into their community. Veterans for Peace encourages all people to join them in Washington D.C. Turtle Women Rising gathering; Washington, DC October 8-11 2010; Join Us as We “Honor our Veterans”; In this “Stand for Peace”; We gather with the International Council ...

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United States to Attend Hiroshima Memorial for First Time

HIROSHIMA, Japan – Sixty-five years after a mushroom cloud rose over Hiroshima, the United States will for the first time send an envoy this Friday to commemorate the bombing that rang in the nuclear age. Its World War II allies Britain and France, both declared nuclear powers, will also send their first diplomats to the ceremony in the western Japanese ...

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