U.S. in Conflict

The U.S. is involved in an unprecedented number of conflicts around the globe.

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Ann Wright at the Heartland Café Compliments of CAPA

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Well-Attended FRIDAY PREVIEW of ANNUAL DINNER TALK at HEARTLAND CAFE in ROGERS PARK! Ann Wright knows so many people in Chicago and across the globe! (CAPA Annual Dinner in Wilmette Saturday November 2nd; tickets for program portion (no meal) still …

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Malalai Joya: CONVERSATION with a HERO

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10/11 from 7pm-9pm Malalai Joya: Conversation with a Hero Grace Place 637 S. Dearborn in Chicago. Malalai will be joined on the panel by Mary Dean. Other speakers to be determined. Malalai Joya, 35, first gained international attention in 2003 …

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CHICAGO DRONE ACTION Sept. 28-28, 2013 ♦ MADD Protest & Conference

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Midwest Action Against Drones (MAAD) Protest Saturday, September 28, 3pm Rally and then march to Boeing Headquarters! Millenium Park, Chicago, Illinois   Midwest Action Against Drones Conference Sunday, September 29, 9:45am-3:00pm Medea Benjamin's keynote speech starts at 10:15! Kent College …

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TAKE ACTION on SYRIA

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CLICK HERE to sign a petition against U.S. military action in Syria. You can circulate this petition! Either by sharing the petition link: http://icjpe.org/petitions/Hands-Off-Syria-No-Military-Action! Or by printing out the petition document: http://icjpe.org/uploads/docs/emergencysyriapetition2.pdf THANK YOU FOR LETTING OUR PUBLIC SERVANTS IN …

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21st Century American Militarism

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Occupation Abroad and Resistance at Home Event Writeup – Iraq Veterans Against the War – Friday, August 2, 2013 Iraq Veterans Against the War’s (IVAW’s) “21st Century American Militarism” plenary panel & fundraising event at the Chicago Temple was well-attended …

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SYRIA: Escalate the Talk NOT the War

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Despite calls to the contrary from unsuccessful presidential candidate John McCain and other “when your only tool is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail” know-nothing war-mongers, who apparently thought the disastrous Iraq and Afghanistan wars were just ducky, …

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Hearing on DRONES: CAPA’s Statement to Senate Subcommittee

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= HEARING = Drone Wars: The Constitutional and Counterterrorism Implications of Targeted Killings April 23, 2013 | 4pm Senate Hart Office Building 216 Board Member Michael Lynn composed the following statement for submission to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the …

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A Reason for the US Military Expansion into Africa – Fabius Maximus

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After a period of disengagement, a decade ago the USA began expanding militarily into Africa. What is this expansion's strategic purpose? Is it simply about access to African resources and markets? Is it a symptom of mission creep in the …

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Does History Repeat Itself? – Part 2 – A Drone Base in Saudi Arabia

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Recently the Washington Post revealed, in an article about the confirmation hearings of CIA-director-designate John Brennan, that the US has had a drone aircraft base in Saudi Arabia for approximately two years *. This revelation seems to have passed without …

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