A few resources from the September-October 2014 NewsNotes.
U.S. military programs/policies
The first ever U.S.-Africa Leaders’ Summit, held August 4-6, has come and gone. Assessments of the Summit’s impact are now underway both in the United States and in Africa.
The annual vigil to close the School of the Americas/WHINSEC continues ...
Mexico and Central America face extreme levels of violence since the war on drugs was intensified in the region; urge the U.S. Congress to stop funding this war.
School of the Americas Watch (SOA Watch) will hold its annual weekend vigil to close the U.S. Army School of the Americas/Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (WHINSEC) from Nov. 22-24, 2013.
The following analysis was written by Laura Carlsen and published by the Center for International Policy’s Americas Report.
This alert was prepared by the Justice and Peace Office of the Conference of Major Superiors of Men (CMSM).
On June 27, the U.S. Senate passed S. 744, the Border Security, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration Modernization Act.
Pax Christi Metro DC-Baltimore (PCMDC-B) has crafted a sign-on letter calling for an end to the use of drone warfare which is scheduled to be published in the August 3 edition of the National Catholic Reporter.
The following article and action alert are from the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL, the Quakers).
Moral and legal questions have been raised about the Obama administration’s use of drones and by concerns that they will soon be used in Africa for targeted assassinations.