On August 21, President Trump announced his administration’s plan to prolong the war in Afghanistan.
We condemn the violent manifestations and the spreading of hate and fear by white supremacist groups as we have seen in Charlottesville, Virginia. White supremacist groups and ideologies are dangerous and need to be confronted nonviolently at all levels.
Reports suggest that North Korea has advanced its nuclear ambitions with the production of a nuclear warhead designed to fit inside its missiles.
For Immediate Release: July 7, 2017; Portland, OR
War Prevention Initiative: “There is no military solution to the rising tensions on the Korean peninsula. De-escalate!”
The successful July 4, 2017 test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) by the North Korean regime prompted U.S. President Trump to publicly state that North Korea was “behaving in a very very dangerous manner” and that he had “some pretty severe things that we are thinking about”.
For Immediate Release: April 7, 2017
The April 6, 2017 airstrikes against Syria by President Donald Trump are reckless, illegal and counterproductive. They do not enhance national security nor do they contribute to improving the tragic situation in Syria.
War Prevention Initiative Considers Executive Order Limiting Refugees Into the U.S. Inhumane, Misguided and Counterproductive
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Monday, January 30 2017
PORTLAND, OR – Citing concerns over national security and the threat of terrorism, President Trump signed an Executive Order on January 27, 2017, indefinitely barring Syrian refugees from entering the United States, suspending all refugee admissions for 120 days and imposing a 90 day ban of immigrants and nonimmigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries: Iraq, Syria, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Somalia and Yemen.
For Immediate Release: August 28, 2013
Contact: Patrick Hiller: (541) 490-4485, philler[at]pdx.edu
War Prevention Initiative Advocates Nonviolent Alternatives in Syria
The War Prevention Initiative promotes continued nonviolent approaches to address the escalated violence and atrocities in Syria.