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On the Iran Negotiations, Prime Minister Netanyahu Lacks Credibility

March 4, 2015 • Category: Iran, Nuclear Weapons

By Erica Fein, WAND Nuclear Weapons Policy Director At the invitation of Speaker John Boehner and without President Obama’s approval, on March 3, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed Congress to openly undermine the ongoing diplomatic negotiations between Iran and six world powers, known as the P5+1. These six powers are engaged to diplomatically end […]

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Budget Priorities»

Federal Budget – Now Serving Pie…

by Kathy Crandall Robinson, Senior Public Policy Director We have put together our visual pie charts of the President’s Federal Budget Request for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 (which begins on October 1, 2015). There is a picture of the total federal budget – this year over $4 trillion dollars. That’s a lot – almost too much […]

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January: WAND@Work

Welcome to the January newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities Nuclear Weapons   Women, Peace, and Security WiLL Update Events Donor Spotlight Nuclear Weapons Government Getting to Work: Frank Rose Sworn In as Assistant Secretary for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance! On Thursday, January 8, 2015 Secretary of State John Kerry swore in Frank Rose […]

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On the Iran Negotiations, Prime Minister Netanyahu Lacks Credibility

By Erica Fein, WAND Nuclear Weapons Policy Director At the invitation of Speaker John Boehner and without President Obama’s approval, on March 3, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed Congress to openly undermine the ongoing diplomatic negotiations between Iran and six world powers, known as the P5+1. These six powers are engaged to diplomatically end […]

Nuclear Weapons»

State of the Union – Join the Conversation

We’ll be live tweeting the #SOTU at @WomensAction! and posting on Facebook during the speech. What to Listen For Setting Budget Priorities and Pentagon Spending: Last week the President made visits to Michigan, Arizona and Tennessee giving teasers ahead of the speech, identifying new Administration initiatives for 2015. New ideas include a proposal to cut […]

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Special Statement: Congress Must Seek Solutions Leading to Lasting Peace in Iraq & Syria

Today the President sent to Congress proposed legislation authorizing use of military force in Iraq and Syria. WAND strongly urges Congress to seek solutions that will lead to lasting peace — and to reject military actions that will lead us further down the road to endless war. It is good that the President is finally […]

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October: WAND@Work

Welcome to the October newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities Nuclear Weapons   Women, Peace, and Security WiLL Update WAND’s Special Statement Donor Spotlight  Congress Meets Community Nuclear Weapons Out of Control Nuclear Spending on the Front Page! On September 21, The New York Times devoted front page space to the new U.S. nuclear arms […]

Women Peace and Security»

UNSCR 1325 Women, Peace, and Security Anniversary Week in New York

By Julie L. Arostegui, J.D., Women, Peace, and Security Policy Director Last week I was in New York for 1325 anniversary week, which marks the United Nations Security Council’s passage of its landmark Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security on October 31, 2000. Recognizing the gendered nature of today’s conflicts, UNSCR 1325 and its […]

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