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With the end of the Cold War, many dared hope that the scourge of nuclear weapons would be ended once and for all. Yet, today, more than two decades later, the drive to build nuclear weapons by some governments continues, energized in no small part by the policies of the U.S. government.

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Update Policy Bill Proposes $700 Billion Pentagon Budget, Rejects Efforts to Rein in Wars 

This week, Congress approved a policy bill that proposes a whopping $700 billion in Pentagon spending but rejects limits on the president’s authority to wage war around the world.

Event Conference Call: Diplomacy With Iran and North Korea 

November 30, 8 p.m. EDT

The administration has treated diplomacy with both Iran and North Korea as a second thought. If the U.S. wants to foster sustainable peace and prevent nuclear proliferation - or even nuclear war - the U.S. needs to try diplomacy instead.

Legislative Ask Prevent War with North Korea 

Support H.R. 4140/S.2016 and S. 2047

War with North Korea would be a strategic disaster for the United States and its regional allies. Congress urgently needs to seize control of this situation and stop the dangerous, escalating rhetoric on both sides from sparking a global catastrophe.

Action Alert Prevent War with North Korea 

There's no way around it: War with North Korea would be catastrophic. With already-high tensions and President Trump's coming trip to South Korea and the region, we must act now to reduce the risk of war.

Letter Letter from U.S. Faith Communities on Reducing Tensions with North Korea 

On October 26, leaders from several faith communities came together to convey to Congress their concerns about the escalating rhetoric between the United States and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.

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