Articles by American Friends Service Committee

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The Companies Profiting from Israel’s 2023 Attack on Gaza
Quakers/American Friends Service Committee - TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Dec 2023

20 Dec 2023 – The companies listed here have provided Israel with weapons and other military equipment used in its so-called “Swords of Iron” attacks on Gaza, the West Bank, Lebanon, and Syria during October-December 2023.

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What You Need to Know about the Bombings in Gaza
Mike Merryman-Lotze | American Friends Service Committee – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Nov 2019

On Nov. 12, 2019 the Israeli military assassinated Baha Abu al-Ata, a leading member of Islamic Jihad in Gaza, and his wife—sparking more violence in Gaza. Shortly after the killing, Islamic Jihad fired rockets into Israel. In response, Israel has launched extensive bombing attacks on Gaza, killing at least 34 Palestinians and injuring many others. One Israeli has been injured as a result of Palestinian rockets fire.

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Johan Galtung and Amy Goodman Talk Peace, Justice, Empire, Occupation
American Friends Service Committee – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Nov 2018

A dialogue between sociologist Johan Galtung, “Father of Peace and Conflict Studies,” and Amy Goodman of Democracy NOW! Sponsored by the Envision Peace Museum, American Friends Service Committee.

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The Continuing Cost of War
Arnie Alpert | American Friends Service Committee – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 May 2018

23 May 2018 – Fifty-one years ago, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King warned that “a nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.” The loss of lives, lasting trauma, and the diversion of resources from our communities.

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Joseph Gerson – American Friends Service Committee, 9 Jan 2010

The Boston Globe ran a major article in yesterday’s [3 Jan 2009] Sunday paper under the title "Obama presses review of nuclear strategy." It focuses more on the possible removal of the bomber leg of the nuclear "triad" and possible reductions in land based ICBMs. As the following letter to the editor indicates, I thought […]

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