Medea Benjamin is co-founder of CODEPINK for Peace and has worked on issues of humanitarian aid and women’s rights in Afghanistan for 20 years, including leading women’s delegations to Afghanistan.
"Support Afghan Women" Must Be More Than a Platitude
When the United States pulled out of Afghanistan, it froze billions of dollars in Afghan assets, grinding many of the country’s most essential operations to a halt and spreading misery. The U.S. government must release those funds.
Ground the Drones
It's time for the peace movement to challenge the president's foreign policies.