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An Open Letter to Congress

by CIP, Win Without War

04-07-16

As you consider the Pentagon’s budget request for fiscal year 2017, the undersigned groups appreciate your consideration of the following options for savings to comply with the spending caps put in place by the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015... Read More »

Coalition: Implementation of Iran Deal and Prisoner Release A Big Win For Diplomac

by Win Without War

01-16-16

The Win Without War coalition applauded today’s announcement that the nuclear agreement with Iran has successfully shrunk Iran’s nuclear program and that the Iranian government has released five US citizens. The coalition of national nonprofits also pledged to challenge misguided and partisan attempts to undermine these diplomatic achievements... Read More »

Press Release: As the OECD finalizes BEPS, questions linger on who will have access to the information

by Financial Transparency Coalition

10-05-15

Vital information from the new reporting effort won’t be made public, questions linger on what good it will do for developing countries that are seeing some of the worst effects of profit shifting... Read More »

Public Comment- Saudi Arabia & 9/11

William D. Hartung quoted

04-22-16

As William Hartung, senior adviser to the Security Assistance Monitor opinioned “We should not be trading Saudi friendship for cluster bombs (banned by international law).” ... Read More »

Tunisia’s Getting More Guns Than Democracy

Seth Binder quoted

04-21-16

“The [nearly] $100 million budget request is not the total amount going to Tunisia,” said Seth Binder, an analyst at the Security Assistance Monitor. “There are other pots of money going around used to finance militaries abroad,” like the shadowy Counterterrorism Partnerships Fund (CTPF), a Defense Department funding program to train and equip foreign militaries to combat terrorist activities... Read More »

The Un-Freedom Agenda

Seth Binder quoted

04-20-16

Over the course of Issoufou’s first term, U.S. security assistance to Niger has climbed from just under $400,000 in 2011 to $41 million in 2016, according to Seth Binder, a specialist on U.S. military aid at the Center for International Policy’s Security Assistance Monitor, which tracks the funding streams that accompany the projection of U.S. military power abroad... Read More »

Where are all the Americans in the Panama Papers?

Jack Blum interviewed

04-04-16

We asked top experts in offshore finance to break down the American-related aspects of the Panama Papers leak... Read More »

What Did We Learn from Libya?

Melvin A. Goodman interviewed

03-17-16

Melvin A. Goodman, senior fellow at the Center for International Policy, discusses the lessons of the Libya crisis to be learned from Hillary Clinton’s actions as secretary of state, and how Bernie Sanders has approached the issue as a presidential candidate... Read More »

US still providing Turkey with arms despite human rights violations

William D. Hartung interviewed

03-11-16

RT producers spoke with William Hartung, director of the Arms and Security Project at the Center for International Policy, about why America continues to arm Turkey amid evidence of human rights violations... Read More »

MELVIN GOODMAN Whistleblower at the C.I.A. Hosted by Brian Edwards-Tiekert

04-14-16 | Hillside Club, 2286 Cedar Street, Berkeley

Advance tickets: $12 brownpapertickets.com T: 800-838-3006 or Books, Inc, Pegasus, Moe’s, Walden Pond Bookstore, Diesel a Bookstore, Mrs. Dalloway’s S.F. – Modern Times. $15 door... Read More »

The Cost of American Militarism

02-27-16 | Sarasota Peace and Justice Center: 525 Kumquat Court, Sarasota, FL

Mel Goodman will discuss The Cost of American Militarism Saturday, February 27, 7:00 PM... Read More »

Afghan Fulbright Event

02-15-16 | Center for International Policy

The Afghan Fulbright scholars spent a day at CIP developing a common position on strategies for building peace in Afghanistan... Read More »

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