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Overindulging in Overkill(Comments Off on Overindulging in Overkill)

October 29, 2017

Happy Halloween! Tonight is the moment when we flirt with the scary and overindulge.If you’re a parent, the scariest moment of the evening will be when you reach the point of too much candy, too much costume makeup to remove, kids who are too tired and a school day coming too early tomorrow. Halloween is […]

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Celebrating the Bipartisan Women, Peace, and Security Act

WAND welcomes the Women Peace and Security Act (WPS Act) signed into law on October 6, 2017. The enactment of this extraordinary bipartisan legislation requires the United States to develop a comprehensive strategy to increase and strengthen women’s participation in peace negotiations and conflict prevention. The evidence is clear: when it comes to peace and […]

Unfinished Business: WAND at UN Entry Into Force Conference of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)

On Wednesday September 20, I was extremely honored to go to the United Nations to deliver the NGO statement at the Article XIV Entry Into Force Conference of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (CTBT).  The CTBT is a treaty to permanently ban all nuclear weapons test explosions. Such a ban has been sought since the […]

Wildfire and fury

Nature just upped the ante on the bet for survival of the planet.  Fires are raging in the west and fury struck our southern states twice in two weeks – the likes of which has never been seen before. A glimpse at a map of wildfires from Idaho to California gives the appearance of an […]


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