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House Considers the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 1735)

May 20, 2015 • Category: Budget Priorities, Nuclear Weapons

Democrats Revolt Over the Pentagon Slush Fund by Erica Fein, WAND Nuclear Weapons Policy Director Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives considered H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year (FY) 2016. In total, 360 amendments were submitted; 135 amendments were considered on the House floor; 121 amendments were passed either […]

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House Considers the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 1735)

Democrats Revolt Over the Pentagon Slush Fund by Erica Fein, WAND Nuclear Weapons Policy Director Last week, the U.S. House of Representatives considered H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year (FY) 2016. In total, 360 amendments were submitted; 135 amendments were considered on the House floor; 121 amendments were passed either […]

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Webinar: The Great (Budget) Debate

On Tuesday, February 24, 2015, WAND hosted a webinar called “The Great (Budget) Debate” featuring presentations from Kathy Robinson, Senior Policy Director at WAND and Laicie Heeley, Policy Director at Center for Arms Control and Nonproliferation. This webinar reviewed the federal budget process, highlighted the excessive amount of money spent on the Pentagon and nuclear weapons, […]

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WAND Special Statement on the Historic Announcement between the P5+1 and Iran

  Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND) Statement on the Historic Announcement between the P5+1 and Iran April 2, 2015 After a year and a half of intense negotiations, the P5+1 (the United States, United Kingdom, Russia, China, France, and Germany) and Iran have announced an historic framework for a final agreement to continue to […]

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March: WAND@Work

Welcome to the March newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities Nuclear Weapons   Women, Peace, and Security WiLL Update Events Donor Spotlight Nuclear Weapons Iran On the Iran Negotiations, Prime Minister Netanyahu Lacks Credibility At the invitation of Speaker John Boehner and without President Obama’s approval, on March 3, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu […]

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Fact or Fiction: April Foolishness

It seems as though you can never quite know what to believe on April Fools Day. Every post online is a prank or hoax waiting for the punchline to fall. WAND challenges you to take our quiz, April Foolishness, to see if you can tell the facts from fiction. You can take the quiz online […]

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Welcome to the November newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities Nuclear Weapons   Women, Peace, and Security WiLL Update Elections Reaction Donor Spotlight  Congress Meets Community Events   Join us and over 20 national peace and justice groups – from November 11 to 16, we are joining together to press Congress in their offices, online, […]

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Webinar: Women, Peace, and Security in the New Congress: Strategies for Action

  On Thursday, March 19, 2015 WAND held a webinar entitled “Women, Peace, and Security in the New Congress: Strategies for Action” featuring WAND’s Women, Peace, and Security Policy Director Julie Arostegui (above left) and Inclusive Security’s Policy Adviser Allison Peters (above right). The presenters discussed updates on the Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2015. With the […]

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