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Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement How U.S. Refugee Resettlement in Each State has Shifted Since 2002 November 2, 2017 This article details the shift in refugee resettlement over the last 15 years. “The resettlement of refugees in the U.S. has been fairly...

Removing war crimes evidence; Hague prosecutor to investigate American war crimes; depletion of U.S. diplomacy staff; Arab opinions polls find U.S. policy unfavorable; Syria declares victory

by Musabika Nabiha Youtube and Facebook are removing evidence of atrocities, jeopardizing cases against war criminals November 2, 2017 Despite Google and Facebook lauding themselves for “promoting accountability”, both companies are removing videos and images that...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement The Trump Officials Making Abortion an Issue at the U.S.’s Refugee Office October 26, 2017 During the past month, the Office of Refugee Resettlement, “in defiance of state and federal court orders, tried to keep a...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement: Trump Administration Considers Pausing U.S. Refugee Family Reunification Program October 20, 2017 The Trump administration had recently drafted a plan to pause a program that allows family members to join refugees already settled...

Peace News: US Wars Abroad Edition

by Matthew Nizich Yemen US lawmakers want to stop Trump from supporting Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen October 9, 2017 Representative Ro Khanna, a Democrat, and three other members of the House have co-sponsored a resolution that requires debate on US military...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement How Stephen Miller Single-Handedly Got the U.S. to Accept Fewer Refugees October 13, 2017 “Stephen Miller, the thirty-two-year-old former aide to Jeff Sessions who has become Trump’s top immigration adviser,” is the White House...