REFLECTION: Hammering for peace

by Kathy Kelly Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace Last winter, at the Voices home/office in Chicago, we welcomed two friends who were in town for a Mennonite church gathering focused on the symbol of beating swords into plowshares. Their project embraces a vision from the biblical “Book of Isaiah” which longs for the day … Continue reading REFLECTION: Hammering for peace

AFGHANISTAN: Surveillance and surveys in Kabul

by Kathy Kelly Pax Christi USA Teacher of Peace In Kabul, where the Afghan Peace Volunteers have hosted me in their community, the U.S. military maintains a huge blimp equipped with cameras and computers to supply 24 hour surveillance of the city. Remotely piloted drones, operated by Air Force and Air National Guard personnel in … Continue reading AFGHANISTAN: Surveillance and surveys in Kabul