MADRE Articles

Articles with keyword "Us Foreign Policy"

"Afghan Good Enough" Isn't Good Enough

Posted on: Monday, May 21, 2012

Keywords: Afghanistan, Asia, US Foreign Policy, Combating Violence Against Women

It's not enough for NATO to simply lower expectations and leave Afghans to clean up the mess.

US No Help to Afghan Rape Survivors

Posted on: Monday, December 5, 2011

Keywords: Afghanistan, Asia, US Foreign Policy, Combating Violence Against Women

Standing with Afghan rape survivors does not mean supporting US military occupation.

The 99% Is Bigger Than You Think

Posted on: Monday, October 31, 2011

Keywords: Guatemala, Latin America and Caribbean, Africa, Kenya, Economic Justice, US Foreign Policy

The protesters on Wall Street know what they want. It's the same thing that the rest of the global 99% wants...

Six Alternatives to a Troop Surge in Afghanistan

Posted on: Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Keywords: Afghanistan, Peace Building, US Foreign Policy

Tonight, President Obama will tell us that he must expand the war on Afghanistan in order to end it. He will say that another troop surge is necessary to prevent al-Qaeda from using Afghanistan as a base. What he won’t...

Women Need Rights, Not Rescue

Posted on: Thursday, September 3, 2009

Keywords: Human Rights Advocacy, US Foreign Policy

This article was co-authored by MADRE's Yifat Susskind and Diana Duarte in response to a series of articles published in the New York Times Magazine entitled Saving the World's Women and published on RH Reality Check.  With a tagline like...

Top 10 Reasons Why Latin American Women Oppose Bush's Free Trade Agenda

Posted on: Monday, November 7, 2005

Keywords: Latin America and Caribbean, US Foreign Policy, Economic Justice

Bush is branding Latin Americans' broad rejection of his trade agenda at last week's Summit of the Americas in Argentina as an attempt to

Adjusting to Empire

Posted on: Sunday, June 1, 2003

Keywords: US Foreign Policy

Adjusting to Empire By Yifat Susskind, Associate Director, MADREJune 2003________________________________________“America was targeted for attack because we’re the brightest beacon of freedom and opportunity in the world.” – George Bush, September 11, 2001 ________________________________________On September 11, 2001, George Bush supplied the...

FREE SOCIETIES DO NOT INTIMIDATE BY CRUELTY AND CONQUEST

Posted on: Sunday, September 1, 2002

Keywords: US Foreign Policy

“FREE SOCIETIES DO NOT INTIMIDATE BY CRUELTY AND CONQUEST” AND OTHER GREAT QUOTES FROM BUSH’S BIG SPEECH TO THE UN By Yifat Susskind, Associate DirectorSeptember 20021. “Our principles and our security are challenged today by outlaw groups and regimes that accept no...

BUSH'S WAR: THE FALL-OUT ON WOMEN AND FAMILIES

Posted on: Friday, June 28, 2002

Keywords: Middle East, US Foreign Policy

As the atrocities of Sept. 11 become part of our collective past, their repercussions shape our present and future. The legacy of these attacks embodies an ugly truth: namely, that the Bush Administration has exploited Sept. 11 to advance a...

Justice Not Vengeance: A MADRE Tool Kit in Response to the September 11 Attacks and the US War Against Afghanistan

Posted on: Wednesday, September 19, 2001

Keywords: Afghanistan, Asia, US Foreign Policy

The attacks of September 11 in New York and Washington, D.C. have given people in the US a terrible but important insight into the experiences of so many of our sisters and their families around the world, who regularly feel...

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