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To advance our vision of a world beyond war, we support, develop and collaborate with peacebuilding efforts in all sectors of society. We inform and educate about viable nonviolent alternatives to war and violence.

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Press Release: The War Prevention Initiative commends the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. 

Press Release: The War Prevention Initiative commends the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. 

Press Release: The War Prevention Initiative commends the award of the Nobel Peace Prize to Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Ali. 
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National Security in Turbulent Times

National Security in Turbulent Times

A conversation about the current state of US nuclear policy, the fight to diversify the voices making crucial decisions about our national security, and how each of us can be advocates for a safer world.
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Fomenting Instability – Exploratory Case Study on the Role of AFRICOM in Niger

To add to the understanding of the role of U.S. bases and military actions abroad, we initiated a case study of Niger where we examine the role of the United States Africa Command (AFRICOM). 
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Radio Interview: Iran Peace Approach

“There is no reason to go to war with Iran. One of the problems we have with the narrative is...
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War Prevention Initiative: “Violent hate speech gives rise to conditions for violence at home and war abroad” 

War Prevention Initiative: “Violent hate speech gives rise to conditions for violence at home and war abroad” 

PORTLAND, OR - The War Prevention Initiative (WPI) condemns the vicious and racist attacks by U.S. President Donald J. Trump on U.S. Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich.
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War Prevention Initiative Op-Ed addressing German audience: Stand up against U.S. drive toward war with Iran.

War Prevention Initiative Op-Ed addressing German audience: Stand up against U.S. drive toward war with Iran.

In his recent commentary published by the German Rubikon magazine, War Prevention Initiative Executive Director Patrick Hiller argues that Germany...
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Provoking World War III with Iran and a U.S. history of provocation

Provoking World War III with Iran and a U.S. history of provocation

Published on Monday, July 01, 2019 by PeaceVoice Provoking World War III with Iran and a U.S. history of provocation...
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“Iranians are not our enemies”

“Iranians are not our enemies”

When foreign policy as we know it isn’t working, creative citizen diplomacy can step in to humanize the real people...
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Radio Interview: “How to move away from the brink of war with Iran

Radio Interview: “How to move away from the brink of war with Iran

"Iranians are dealing with the same everyday issues that we're dealing with...They almost run into you because they are glued...
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Article by WPI Program Manager Kelsey Coolidge published on Inkstick

Article by WPI Program Manager Kelsey Coolidge published on Inkstick

In her piece "Where are the Women? Who are the Women?", Kelsey Coolidge offers a casual but cutting response to Trump's US National Strategy on Women, Peace, and Security. 
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