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U.S. Army Spc. Jason Bruno secures an area during an assessment of the local bazaar in the Shah Joy district of Zabul province, Afghanistan, on Dec. 7, 2011. Bruno is a rifleman assigned to Provincial Reconstruction Team Zabul.
DoD/Senior Airman Grovert Fuentes-Contreras, U.S. Air Force

The President’s War Powers

For nearly two decades, the United States has relied on two congressional war authorizations to serve as the legal basis for military operations against suspected terrorist groups abroad.

Two men shaking hands.
U.S. Air Force / Senior Airman Rylan K. Albright

Ending the Afghanistan War Responsibly

A full military withdrawal is necessary and should proceed without delay. To end the war responsibly, however, the exit of troops must be paired with steps to minimize any further harm to the people of Afghanistan.

Marches hold sign that says "the war economy and militarism are immoral" at the 2018 Poor Peoples Campaign rally
Susan Melkisethian

Dismantling Racism & Militiarism

Racism and militarism are at the core of U.S. foreign policy. This report offers a roadmap for progress toward a more sustainable, just, and peaceful world.

We seek a world free of war and the threat of war.

We seek a society with equity and justice for all.

We seek a community where every person's potential may be fufilled.

We seek an earth restored.