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March against killer drones, Nov. 15, Washington, D.C.

Join CODEPINK and allies for a day of anti-drone actions as we march from the White House to the offices of General Atomics, the largest manufacturer of the killer drones that circle over much of the world and have caused so much catastrophe, heartbreak and despair on the ground in places we are not at war with, like Yemen, Pakistan, ...

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Exclusive: Why I Spoke Out at Obama’s Foreign Policy Speech | Common Dreams

… “While I have received a deluge of support, there are others, including journalists, who have called me ‘rude.’ But terrorizing villages with Hellfire missiles that vaporize innocent people is rude. Violating the sovereignty of nations like Pakistan is rude. Keeping 86 prisoners in Guantanamo long after they have been cleared for release is rude. Shoving feeding tubes down prisoners’ ...

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Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin Interrupts Obama Speech | Antiwar.com

President Obama was interrupted during a major speech on national security policy by Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin, who shouted from the back of the auditorium about his administration’s abusive policies of indefinite detention and drone warfare, leading the president to acknowledge her and even pause to let her finish. Obama lamented efforts by Congress to prevent the closure of the ...

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Articles in the Major Media about Code Pink Drone Mission to Pakistan | CT United for Peace

Western Peace Activists Protest in Pakistan Against Drone Strikes http://rendezvous.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/10/07/u-s-peace-activists-in-pakistan-decry-drone-strikes/ New York Times Imran Khan and Codepink are blocked from Pakistan’s tribal area http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/asia_pacific/imran-khan-and-codepink-blocked-from-tribal-area/2012/10/07/d9f6e58a-10ca-11e2-ba83-a7a396e6b2a7_story.html The Washington Post Peace March Against Drones in Pakistan Ends with Rally After Convoy Stopped by Army http://dissenter.firedoglake.com/2012/10/07/peace-march-against-drones-in-pakistan-ends-with-rally-after-convoy-stopped-by-army/ For more links, visit: Articles in the Major Media about Code Pink Drone Mission to Pakistan | CT ...

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NATO, Amnesty and maternal mortality in Afghanistan | Stop the War Coalition, Sydney

By Tim Anderson Amnesty International muddied the waters over the occupation of Afghanistan with its campaign this spring urging NATO to “keep the progress going” on women’s rights. The campaign was aimed at a NATO summit in Chicago and drew on one of the few remaining arguments for continued military occupation of that war-ravaged country. The idea that a military ...

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