Kathleen McQuillen of AFSC speaks at a rally marking the eighth anniversary of the U.S. war in Iraq. View the slideshow.
Drone technology and warfare have far outpaced the ethics to shape policy and the laws to regulate their use. This op-ed, originally published in the Des Moines Register, outlines some of the problems with drone warfare.
DES MOINES -- (CPM News Services) ---- About 15 people, including Aaron Jorgensen-Briggs of Des Moines, walked along 200 miles of road for the past two weeks to ask the U.S. military not to place a Drone Command center at the Air National Guard in Des Moines. (For Des Moines Register coverage of the walk, click here.)
Dan Hughes of Des Moines holds a sign outside the Des Moines airport protesting plans to operate drones at the national guard base there.
Aaron Jorgensen-Briggs of Catholic Peace Ministry is walking alongside Nobel nominee Kathy Kelly, Brian Terrell, and dozens of other good people from Illinois to Iowa, making a lot of stops along the way!
Come see this 35-minute documentary film followed by discussion with Director/Producer Karla Hansen and her husband, Drake professor Ismael Hossein-zadeh, author of The Political Economy of U.S. Militarism
This Emerging Issues Presentation - Making Peace in the Face of War is sponsored by Grace United Methodist Church
Who we are
AFSC is a Quaker organization devoted to service, development, and peace programs throughout the world. Our work is based on the belief in the worth of every person, and faith in the power of love to overcome violence and injustice. Learn more
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AFSC has offices around the world. To see a complete list see the Where We Work page.