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  1. Afghanistan Awareness Month
    U.S. Marine reflects on his return to Afghanistan as a civilian

    As a U.S. Marine Corps Infantryman, Corporal Rick Reyes deployed to Afghanistan in 2001 to destroy Al-Qaeda’s bases of operations there. On a recent trip organized by the Institute for Public Accuracy, he went back as a civilian and met with locals and NGOs to understand better what is presently happening in the country.

    “Our current foreign policy is the problem, and our troops will be targeted regardless of the task they are intending to achieve, even if that task consists of peace or rebuilding…we need to look at this war differently and not from a viewpoint clouded by fear of ‘terrorists.’ America is suffering from an acute case of PTSD and it’s time we cure ourselves and begin to have some solidarity with the people of Afghanistan.” Click here to read his full statement.
    Hear the views of Afghan women during National RAWA Tour

    This tour is being called, “Afghan Women Resist Occupation and Fundamentalism,” and features a representative from the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan (RAWA) as well as Malalai Joya, outspoken exiled Afghan Parliament Member. RAWA has been around since the 1970s and has largely functioned as an underground social and political organization resisting domestic fundamentalism and foreign occupation by, among other things, providing education to girls.

    Come hear the perspective of Afghan women who the U.S. claims to want to help, but whose voices are mostly left out of the discussion of what’s best for Afghanistan. The tour will be stopping in California, Rhode Island, New York, Washington, D.C., Massachusetts, and Washington state. It ends on November 12. Find a tour stop near you here: Afghan Women’s National Tour calendar. IVAW members who are Afghan vets will appear alongside the Afghan speakers at tour stops in California and New York City.
    IVAW Office Moves from Philadelphia to New York City
    Under the leadership of new Executive Director, Jose Vasquez, IVAW has relocated to New York City. Here is our new contact info:

    IVAW National Office
    630 9th Avenue, Suite 807
    New York, NY 10036
    Tel: 646.723.0989
    Fax: 646.723.0996
    email: ivaw@ivaw.org

    More than ever before, IVAW is relying on the financial support of individuals like you to keep our doors open. Make a donation today.

    Thank you,

    Iraq Veterans Against the War

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