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Addressing a Budget Blind Spot

October 22, 2014 • Category: Nuclear Weapons

by Kathy Crandall Robinson, WAND Senior Public Policy Director Recently we’ve been reviewing our family budget and I’ve had to come to grips with the fact that I spend too much on something that has become a rather mindless habit – that daily trip for my very fancy latte. This habit is not really in […]

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Election Resources

Election season is upon us. Please vote and encourage others to vote. To check your voter registration status and other voting information please see the link below. Register to vote here! In the coming months there will be many opportunities for you to encounter candidates at events and in other forums. These questions may help you […]

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September: WAND@Work

Welcome to the September newsletter! Click to navigate! Chapters Budget Priorities Nuclear Weapons   Women, Peace, and Security WiLL Update WAND’s Special Statement Events WAND’s Special Statement in Response to President Obama’s Speech on ISIS On Wednesday, September 10, President Obama addressed the nation on the upcoming policy his administration would bring to bear on the […]

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Nuclear Weapons Testing: History, Progress, Challenges

On September 15, 2014 The Embassy of Kazakhstan, The Embassy of Canada, The Arms Control Association, Green Cross International, and The ATOM Project hosted a forum commemorating the United Nations International Day Against Nuclear Tests. Since 2009, the international community has commemorated UN Day Against Nuclear Tests on or about August 29, the anniversary of the 1991 closing […]

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WAND Supports Extension of Iran Nuclear Negotiations

On July 18, 2014, key world powers and Iran agreed to extend by four months negotiations over an accord that will ensure that Iran’s nuclear program cannot be used to build a nuclear bomb. WAND supports this extension. Six months ago, the clock began on an historic deal between Iran and the P5+1 (U.S., UK, Russia, […]

Nuclear Weapons»

Addressing a Budget Blind Spot

by Kathy Crandall Robinson, WAND Senior Public Policy Director Recently we’ve been reviewing our family budget and I’ve had to come to grips with the fact that I spend too much on something that has become a rather mindless habit – that daily trip for my very fancy latte. This habit is not really in […]

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WAND Statement on the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement

Women’s Action for New Directions (WAND) Education Fund Statement on Signing of the U.S.-Afghanistan Bilateral Security Agreement On September 30, 2014 newly inaugurated Afghan President Ashraf Ghani signed a long-awaited Bilateral Security Agreement (BSA) with the United States. The BSA allows a reduced number of U.S. and NATO troops to remain in Afghanistan for at […]

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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 […]

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First Ever U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Highlights the Importance of Investing in Women for Peace and Prosperity

By Julie L. Arostegui, J.D., Women, Peace and Security Policy Director This week, President Obama is hosting the first ever U.S.- Africa Leaders Summit. Leaders of 50 African states convened yesterday, August 4, in Washington, D.C. for a forum that will go until August 6 that aims to advance the Administration’s focus on trade and investment in […]

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