AFGHANISTAN: Life goes on under the helicopters and the terrible cost of avoiding the dangers of Kabul

by Brian Terrell, Voices for Creative Nonviolence When I arrived at the Kabul International Airport on November 4, I was unaware that the same day the New York Times published an article, “Life Pulls Back in Afghan Capital, as Danger Rises and Troops Recede.” My friends Abdulhai and Ali, 17 years old, young men I … Continue reading AFGHANISTAN: Life goes on under the helicopters and the terrible cost of avoiding the dangers of Kabul

REFLECTION: Brian Terrell’s peace witness from prison

by Fr. John Dear, S.J. Pax Christi USA Ambassador of Peace This week, the president nominated the head of the U.S. drones program, responsible for killing hundreds, perhaps thousands, of innocent women and children in Afghanistan and Pakistan, to be his new head of the CIA. That is appropriate, because the CIA runs the U.S. torture, rendition, … Continue reading REFLECTION: Brian Terrell’s peace witness from prison