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Militarization

Demilitarize Foreign Policy

It is fascinating to see how the foreign policy positions put forth by most of the Democrats running for President are strikingly progressive when compared to the policies passed by Congress. Bernie Sanders gets huge applause when he talks…

Solidarity Statement with the October Migrant Caravan

Witness for Peace proclaims our wholehearted solidarity with the caravan of migrants currently moving through Guatemala from Honduras towards Mexico and the US.  We’d like to echo the sentiments expressed in our last statement of solidarity…

Drug War & Militarization

Two decades of counter-narcotics assistance in Latin America have shown that military aid does little to reduce drug production and trafficking. At best it creates a balloon effect, spurring drug-related violence in region after region.…