Recent Articles

After the journey — a UN man’s open letter to Tony BlairHans von Sponeck, UN humanitarian co-ordinator from 1998-2000, demands answers from the former prime minister to a simple question: Why is Iraq in such a mess?
Drones on Trial: Narrowing the Gap Between Law and JusticeMore reportage from the "Creech 14" trial in Nevada
The Law Versus Justice Vegas Anti-Drone Trial Makes HistoryJudge says "Go in peace!"
Judge delays decision in ‘Creech 14’ drone trial Decision expected in January on trespassing case
The Indefensible Drones: A Ground Zero Reflection...drones which hover over potential targets in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen create small “ground zeroes" in multiple locales on an everyday basis.
Banning SlaughterAn awakening from the meat-packing floor
Drones on Trial in Las Vegas, Sept 14th 2010Press release and information regarding "Creech 14" trial and pre-trial rally
YesA Poem by David Smith Ferri
The Bomb and the Drone: Hiroshima/Nagasaki and Iraq/Afghanistan/PakistanBy Ed Kinane
Atrocities in Afghanistan: A Troubling Timetable *Updated*a partial list of tragic events in Afghanistan dating back to April 2009
Video of Kathy Kelly Speaking in Des Moines, IowaIn advance of the Creech 14 trial, Kathy speaks against the use of drone warfare.
Serving Time for Peace in SwedenMartin Smedjeback writes from Skenäs Prison outside of Norrköping Sweden
Flying BlindU.S. combat drones operate outside international law.
Bombs cannot solve Pakistan’s complex problemsby G. Simon Harak, S.J.
Kathy Kelly and Joshua Brollier interviewed by Jerome McDonnell about Pakistan and Afghanistan WBEZ 91.5 Worldview 7/16/2010
The impediment for political settlement in Afghanistanby Mohamed Abdel-Magid
The big gunsPeace protesters arrested at drone warfare center now face trespass charges
Former Chicago Police Commander convicted in torture caseUpdate on the Burge trial, Police torture scandal and The Illinois Coalition Against Torture
Dying-In to End the WarsChris Gaunt: a poem and a letter about ending war
“Americans Don’t Flinch” – They Duck!by Kathy Kelly and Dan Pearson - June 24, 2010
Atrocities in Afghanistan: A Troubling Timetable *Updated*a partial list of tragic events in Afghanistan dating back to April 2009
Blessed Are The Peacemakers--But Not In AmericaSupreme Court decision limiting the right of free speech for human rights, humanitarian aid, and civil rights organizations
Unrest in Pakistan Moving Beyond the U.S. National Interest
UN Report: Drone Warfare Creates 'Playstation Mentality'A United Nations investigator has called on the U.S. to end deadly drone attacks, blaming the unmanned strikes for several hundred civilian deaths.
Twenty-Four Anti-Torture Activists Acquitted in Trial for Protest at the US Capitol Calling for Guantanamo's ClosureMembers of Voices for Creative Nonviolence among the acquitted
Activists disrupt Caterpillar shareholder meeting June 9th demonstration in Chicago
Kathy Kelly on the secret US war in Pakistan Excerpt from Democracy Now on June 10, 2010
Refusing to be IntimidatedYesterday, organizers from the Gaza Freedom March, Free Gaza Movement, and Code Pink voluntarily made ourselves available for arrest in Rep. Brad Sherman's offices on Capitol Hill.
Gaza flotilla activists were shot in head at close rangeExclusive: Nine Turkish men on board Mavi Marmara were shot a total of 30 times, autopsy results reveal
Kathy Kelly On GRITtv Kathy Kelly Speaks about her recent experiences in Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Peaceable Assembly Update From IowaSeven Iowans were convicted of the crime of failure to comply with the directions of a police officer in US District Court in Des Moines June 8, 2010.
Letter From Kathy Breen, June 7 2010Update on the Iraqi Refugee Crisis from Damascus, Syria
The world cup of economic and military warfarePlausible alternatives to US policies in Afghanistan and Pakistan
Unarmed and CourageousEmergency Workers in Afghanistan
Free Gaza Flotilla Attacked by Israeli soldiers- 19 killed and dozens woundedProtests begin in Turkey, Islamabad and around the globe
Letter from Cathy Breen, May 24 2010Update on the Iraqi Refugee Crisis from Damascus, Syria
Revenge of the DronesSummary of U.S. Drone Strike in Pakistan
The Year of the DroneAn Analysis of U.S. Drone Strikes in Pakistan, 2004-1010
“I Want to Live with my Family”Some of the devastating effects of military offensives in Pakistan
Drones and Democracyeyewitness accounts of U.S. drone strikes in North Waziristan, Pakistan
From Prayer to Paralysis Story of an Afghan man's journey to Pakistan in search of medical treatment
Letter from Cathy Breen, May 16 2010Update on the Iraqi Refugee Crisis from Damascus, Syria
Letter from Cathy Breen, May 15 2010Update on the Iraqi Refugee Crisis from Damascus, Syria
Pressured from all sides in Pakistan’s Swat Valley Kathy Kelly and Joshua Brollier write from Pakistan
Drone warfare, part 2 Indiana's Connections to Drone Warfare, Part 2
Letter from Cathy Breen, May 12, 2010Update on the Iraqi Refugee Crisis from Damascus, Syria
Cathy Breen Writes from DamascusUpdate on the Iraqi Refugee Crisis from Damascus, Syria
IRAQ: State food aid package slashed
IRAQ: Health system needs years of work
PAKISTAN: Fresh displacements strain meagre aid resources