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 […]

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 […]

by Dr. Hakim     Kabul, Afghanistan–Sixteen years ago, a Talib ( literally translated, a student ) shot and killed Zarghuna’s father. Zarghuna and her family were frantically fleeing a desperate situation. The same holds true for  more than 60 million refugees in today’s ‘progressive’ world. If you’re like me, you may think, “Oh, how […]