National Priorities Project
nominated for 2014 Nobel Peace Prize
- Ohio State Bar Association
Greg Speeter - The Huffington Post
At the fifth anniversary of the Iraq War, it's fitting to take stock: What has the war cost your community? Of course there is no greater cost than the hundreds of thousands of lives lost in this unnecessary and tragic war. But the dollar cost has other enormous human consequences ...
- United Press International
WASHINGTON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- The number of recruits entering the U.S. Army with high school diplomas hit a new low last year, a research group reported. From its Massachusetts headquarters, the National Priorities Project said the number of high school graduates among new recruits fell from 83.5 percent in ...
Elena Becatoros - The Seattle Times
HUDA, Iraq — Children skip across a stream of raw sewage on a side road, trash piles up in a dusty lot and there are few desks — and even fewer chairs — in the village school's dark, cold classrooms. On the main street, fruits and vegetables are displayed for ...
- Connecticut Post
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- People's World
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Tom Baldwin - Times Online
President Bush yesterday asked Congress for another multibillion-dollar slice of military funding, spending which should ensure the cost of the Iraq war rises over the $500 billion mark early in the new year. His request for an additional $42 billion brings the total budget for Iraq and Afghanistan wars in ...
James Carroll - The Boston Globe
IF COLUMBUS is the beginning of the story, and, say, Lincoln is the middle, what is the end? Each episode of the American narrative surfaced a problem, which prompted attempts to resolve it, which led in turn to a new problem. This movement from problem to resolution to new problem ...
- The Nation
Claude Salhani - United Press International
WASHINGTON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- The private armies employed by the United States as auxiliary forces in the war in Iraq have come under criticism following an incident that drew the ire of Iraq's prime minister, who demanded their immediate withdrawal. However, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki's wishes are far removed ...