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Oct 10, 2013, 11:56am Rene Wadlow
The use of chemical weapons in Syria, by whatever parties, followed by the Russian diplomatic initiative, has led to a U.S.-Russian agreement on safeguarding and dismantling Syrian chemical weapons. This agreement may be an important turning point...
Sep 14, 2013, 10:05pm Alan Levin
I feel lighter today; something shifted. The impending bombing of Syria was put on hold. Russia and the U.S. came to an agreement and a stockpile of poison chemicals is going to be taken off line and disposed of. It might not really happen, and yes...
Feb 12, 2012, 10:03am Rene Wadlow
In a 9 February 2012 message to the Secretary of the League of Arab States, Ambassador Nabil el-Araby, the Association of World Citizens proposed a renewal of the Arab League Observer Mission with the inclusion of a greater number of non-...
Jan 23, 2012, 7:17pm Eve MacMaster
A modest program in our little city is giving me hope about the Middle East.Like most peace and justice activists, I’ve lost confidence in our political system to respond to citizens using the ordinary channels to effect social change. Many of...
Dec 22, 2010, 4:52pm Bill Winston
Thanks to your hard work, I’m pleased to report that the Senate has just approved the New START treaty, reducing the number of allowable nuclear warheads in the United States and Russia by thousands.The result of your hard workAll...
Dec 16, 2010, 8:40pm Bill Winston
Twelve members of the US Senate held a news conference yesterday to say that the New START treaty was in trouble and its ratification should be held up.The senators included the Minority Whip Senator Kyl (R-AZ) and Senators Bond from MO, Hatch...
Nov 11, 2010, 5:00pm Bill Winston
More than six months ago, on April 8, 2010, the United States and Russia agreed to further reduce their nuclear arsenals with the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START). The U.S. Senate has so far failed to ratify this treaty negotiated by...
Oct 30, 2010, 3:52pm Mark Johnson
The Voice of America carried a story this week that began: “Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that the United States has no problem with Iran’s Bushehr nuclear reactor because the power plant’s Russian uranium fuel...