RD recently reported that Sudanese Anglican Bishop Andudu Adam Elnail thought that if he not been in the U.S. for medical treatment, he might now be in a mass grave back home. A dramatic new report may prove him right.Read More
Amidst escalating calls for intervention from senior UN staff, the International Federation of the Red Cross, and Red Crescent, and widely reported satellite photos of what appear to be mass graves, it looked like the world might be poised to intervene before the U.S. doused those hopes.
While Obama used his Nobel Peace Prize speech to legitimize Afghanistan using just war principles, soldiers are currently unable to invoke these principles in refusing to serve. When we punish soldiers who heed their moral compasses, we deny them religious freedom, and our democracy is threatened. It’s time to allow those who oppose the war on ethical grounds the option of ‘Selective Conscientious Objection.’Read More