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Don’t Ruin the New Year with War on Iran | Common Dreams

by Chris Geovanis US military veterans and peace activists closed out 2014 with an appeal to one of the U.S. Senate’s most prominent members: Don’t ruin the New Year with a new war on Iran. More than two dozen U.S. military vets and their allies gathered in the bitter cold and biting wind on the last day of the year ...

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NATO interview Afghans for Peace and Iraq Veterans Against the War

This nine-minute video features an exclusive interview with Suraia Sahar of Afghans for Peace (AFP) and Aaron Hughes of Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) that was shot a day after a historic march for Justice and Reconciliation against North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) led by AFP and IVAW. The video also features footage from the march and the moving ...

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Memorial Day: Honor the Dead, Heal the Wounded, Stop the Wars | DemocracyNow!

By Amy Goodman with Denis Moynihan Gen. John Allen, commander, U.S. Forces Afghanistan, spoke Wednesday at the Pentagon, four stars on each shoulder, his chest bedecked with medals. Allen said the NATO summit in Chicago, which left him feeling “heartened,” “was a powerful signal of international support for the Afghan-led process of reconciliation.” Unlike Allen, many decorated U.S. military veterans ...

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‘What Have We Been Doing?’: Decorated Veteran Aaron Hughes to Return War Medals at Anti-NATO Protest | DemocracyNow!

Veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan will join thousands of protesters this Sunday at the NATO summit in Chicago. We speak to Iraq Veterans Against the War’s Aaron Hughes, who’s among a number of Afghanistan and Iraq war vets planning to return their medals of honor to visiting NATO generals. “[Veterans] have to live with [the] failed policy ...

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IVAW begins campaign to stop deployment of traumatized troops

The campaign team at Iraq Veterans Against the War writes to its supports that “Operation Recovery launches publicly today.” Today Iraq Veterans Against the War publicly announces our Operation Recovery campaign to Stop the Deployment of Traumatized Troops. Our team of campaign organizers has been working around the clock for the past month to prepare for today’s action in Washington, ...

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