Aired Nov 24, 2014 on Democracy Now
Hakim, medical doctor who has provided humanitarian relief in Afghanistan for the last decade. He works with Afghan Peace Volunteers, an inter-ethnic group of young Afghans dedicated to building non-violent alternatives to war. Dr. Hakim is the 2012 recipient of the International Pfeffer Peace Prize.
Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, a campaign to end U.S. military and economic warfare. She just returned from Kabul, Afghanistan earlier this month. Her recent article is called “Obama Extends War in Afghanistan: The Implications for U.S. Democracy Aren’t Reassuring.”