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Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement Highlights from President Trump Argument with Australia’s Turnbull About Refugee Agreement August 3, 2017 The day after Trump signed his first iteration of the travel ban, he had a conversation with Australian Prime Minister...

Peace News: US Wars Abroad Edition

by Matt Nizich Afghanistan Trump White House weighs unprecedented plan to privatize much of the war in Afghanistan August 8, 2017 The White House is considering a proposal to turn over “a large chunk” or US military operations in Afghanistan to private contractors....

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement Investigation: San Diego Refugees Face Housing Dilemma July 27, 2017 This article tells a small portion of the struggles inside the home of Mostafa Inezan. The story goes to say that the International Rescue Committee in San...

Peace News: Refugee Resettlement and Military Spending Edition

by Kevin Mercado Refugee Resettlement Australia Disappointed by Delay in US Refugee Resettlement July 20, 2017 Australia was disappointed to hear that hundreds of its rejected refugees would not be resettled in the U.S. this month under the deal struck with Barack...

Peace News: US Wars Abroad Edition

by Matt Nizich Afghanistan Pentagon set to send more U.S. troops to Afghanistan July 19, 2017 Defense Secretary James Mattis is expected to soon release a strategy for Afghanistan that would call for an additional 3,000 to 5,000 troops on the ground in Afghanistan;...