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    A killing a day keeps democracy away

    27 November 2006
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    A gay outing for Democratic voters

    Saul Landau
    16 November 2006
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    Crafting an opportunity for peace

    Praful Bidwai
    24 February 2007
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    Glasgow: time for soul-searching

    Praful Bidwai
    16 July 2007
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    The 1970s as context for terrorist violence

    Saul Landau
    26 May 2007
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    Mailtje uit Afghanistan

    Tom Kramer
    01 May 2006
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    Hawks now push for India to take action against Pakistan

    Praful Bidwai
    10 December 2008
  11. The War on Terrorism Financing and Its Consequences for Civil Society

    Ben Hayes
    30 August 2017

    This summer, Women Peacemakers Program staff interviewed Ben Hayes, a researcher on topics such as security policy, counterterrorism, border control and surveillance, about his current work. Ben Hayes has been one of the first to research and write extensively on how countering terrorism financing (CTF) policies have been affecting the right to freedom of association and financial access for nonprofits, and the role of intergovernmental institutions such as the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)[1] in these phenomena. In this interview, he talks about how this topic first came to his attention, current trends in trying to craft solutions for the obstacles faced by nonprofits, as well as his take on what it will take to move forward.

  12. Why the U.S. won't cut ties with Israel, no matter how extreme its government gets

    Phyllis Bennis
    09 August 2010

    Israel's defence minister spends much more time in Washington than the nation's pro-"ethnic cleansing" foreign minister; no wonder when the US is committing hundreds of billions of US taxes to Israel's militarization.

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    Escalating Threats of US Attacks Against Iran

    Phyllis Bennis
    15 February 2007

    The US administration’s anti-Iranian rhetoric is escalating rapidly. Phyllis Bennis assesses the risk of such an attack and sets out the challenges that it poses to the anti-war movement.

  14. Assassination on Embassy Row: 34 years later

    Saul Landau
    05 October 2010

    Remembering Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt 34 years after their assassination by Chile's secret police.

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    Shielding the President

    18 April 2009
    Why are top Democrats protecting Bolivia's former president from facing trial for the massacres he ordered?
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    Britain's financial Guantanamo

    Ben Hayes
    22 April 2008
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    A cultural genocide

    Kamil Mahdi
    14 October 2004
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    How international rules on countering the financing of terrorism impact civil society

    • Ben Hayes
    08 May 2013
    Policy briefing

    Making banks and non-profits liable for the acts and social networks of their customers and beneficiaries while holding charities and CSOs responsible for the ‘extremist’ views and actions of their associates stifles freedom of association and expression and promotes self-censorship.

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    Torture Sours U.S.-Canadian Right-Wing Lovefest

    Sarah Anderson
    29 January 2007
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    Justice in Madrid: the “11M” verdict

    Fred Halliday
    05 November 2007