BY staff | Chicago, IL | 3/20/11
1000 people rallied and marched here March 19 to mark the eighth anniversary of the war in Iraq.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 3/17/11
Anti-war events will be held in over 50 cities across the U.S. on March 19, calling for an end to the U.S. war in Afghanistan, an end to the continued U.S. occupation of Iraq and for a redirection of resources from war to human needs.
BY staff | United States | 12/26/10
On Dec. 22, the U.S. House and Senate passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011. The bill authorizes $725 billion for next year’s Defense Department budget, including nearly $160 billion of what the Pentagon calls “overseas contingency operations” - Congress’s name for the U.S. wars and occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan.
BY staff | United States | 8/31/10
Activists in the Twin Cities anti-war movement responded to President Obama’s Aug. 31 nationally televised speech on the U.S. war in Iraq at a press conference immediate following his address. Representatives from Military Families Speak Out, Women Against Military Madness, the Anti-War Committee, the Twin Cities Peace Campaign and others said that the U.S. occupation will continue and that the anti-war movement needs to continue the effort to get U.S. troops out of Iraq and Afghanistan.
BY staff | Minneapolis, MN | 8/26/10
Interview with anti-war leader Meredith Aby about whether the occupation of Iraq is truly ending, and what the anti-war movement should be doing to stop the occupation.
BY Meredith Aby-Keirstead | Albany, NY | 7/26/10
The National Conference to Bring the Troops Home Now met in Albany, New York, July 23-25. Around 700 activists from across the country came together to discuss and debate how to build the anti-war movement and to plan for coordinated days of protest.
BY Jacob Flom | United States | 6/22/10
In April 2010, a video leaked from top secret military files revealed a 2007 U.S. Army helicopter assault on Baghdad where eighteen civilians were murdered, including two journalists from the news agency Reuters.
BY Kosta Harlan | Iraq | 4/05/10
The organization WikiLeaks released a leaked video today showing footage of U.S. soldiers indiscriminately gunning down Iraqis from an Apache helicopter gunship
BY Daniel Ginsberg | Milwaukee, WI | 3/23/10
One hundred people marched here, March 19, to protest the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on the seventh anniversary of the invasion of Iraq.
BY Kosta Harlan | Washington, D.C. | 3/21/10
About 10,000 gathered here, in Lafayette Park near the White House, March 20, to oppose the occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan.