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On the Iran Negotiations, Prime Minister Netanyahu Lacks Credibility(Comments Off)

March 4, 2015

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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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 […]

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 […]

Sayre Speaks: Taking the Case Against Nuclear Weapons to the International Court of Justice

by Sayre Sheldon, WAND President Emerita Tony de Brum was nine years old when he saw the biggest of all U.S. hydrogen bomb tests from the small atoll in the Pacific Marshall Islands where he lived. I remember a group of Marshallese visiting the WAND office to tell us about that terrifying experience and describe […]

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