Kate Gould, Legislative Director for Middle East Policy for the Friends Committee on National Legislation, talks about a recently proposed bipartisan Senate bill SR54, based on the War Powers Resolution, to stop the U.S. participation in attacks on Yemen.
The U.N. calls the Yemeni victims of the Saudi-lead indiscriminate bombing and subsequent cholera epidemic “the world’s largest humanitarian crisis”. The U.S. supports the Saudi campaign with arms sales and logistic assistance. The Friends Committee on National Legislation is working for peace through negotiation, supporting a House bill to remove funding of logistic aid to […]
Kate Gould, legislative associate with the Friends Committee on National Legislation, characterizes the recent nuclear treaty with Iran as a positive step toward peace and reducing stress in the Middle East and the world.
On Monday October 15, our host Linda Jameson spoke with Matt Southworth, a legislative program associate for foreign policy with the Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL): A Quaker Lobby in the Public Interest. First serving in the US army at the age of nineteen, Matt was deployed to Iraq in 2004 as an […]