2009

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Eight representatives of U.S. churches and church organizations in Israel-Palestine have issued an Advent letter. The group’s signers include Heather and Ryan Lehman, MCC’s representatives in Jerusalem. An excerpt: Advent is a time for hope: a hope which can transform the life of the occupied and occupier alike; a hope which can bring a new…

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Zach Montoya writes in Third Way Cafe about U.S. military aid to Colombia: For the past nine years, the U.S. relationship with Colombia has reflected strong-armed thinking. Since 2000, the United States has given more than $6 billion in aid, with more than $5 billion in military and police support efforts to fight drug trafficking…

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