Eyes Wide Open, the American Friends Service Committee's widely-accalimed exhibition on the human cost of the Iraq War, features a pair of boots honoring each U.S. military casualty and a field of shoes to memoralize the Iraqis killed in the conflict. Eyes Wide Open has toured to over 100 cities across the U.S. and has been visited by hundreds of thousands of people.
Rules governing immigrant detention centers are often arbitrary and punish families, communities as well as immigrants. Amy Gottlieb briefs reporters on Locked Up but Not Forgotten report, April 29, 2010.
Listen to the special phone briefing and conversation on AFSC's investment with communities after disaster. Recorded after the 2010 Earthquake in Haiti, it also discusses the years of work by AFSC in Indonesia in response of the Tsunami.
The stakes could not be higher for Iraq than they are right now.
This month marks seven years since the 2003 US-lead invasion and occupation of Iraq. It also marks the second general elections since the beginning of the occupation and six months before the date by which President Obama promised to remove U.S. combat forces.
Iraq’s general elections will result in a new Government that will govern Iraq as the US military presence ends.
Dr. Zia Mian of Princeton Univ. talks about Pakistan's role in Afghanistan.
When President Obama announced the sending of an additional 30,000 US troops to the war in Afghanistan he named Pakistan as a key partner in the war effort. He challenged the government of this nuclear power, which is consumed in a civil war to assist the US military, NATO forces and the Government of Afghanistan in destroying a Taliban network.
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