Medea Benjamin

Medea Benjamin is the co-founder of both CODEPINK and the international human rights organization Global Exchange. She is the author of eight books, including Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control and Inside Iran: The Real History and Politics of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Benjamin has been at the forefront of the anti-drone movement. She organized the first-ever international drone summit and led delegations to Pakistan and Yemen to meet with drone strike victims and family members of Guantanamo Bay prisoners. Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies, have co-authored War in Ukraine: Making Sense of a Senseless Conflict, available from OR Books in November 2022.
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The Ukraine Crisis Is a Classic “Security Dilemma”

Except in cases of total victory and unconditional surrender, wars end through a negotiation process. The Ukraine conflict shows no sign of evolving beyond an increasingly costly and tragic stalemate. This means it must end with some form of negotiations. The key to any successful negotiation is a realistic assessment of the security concerns on both sides. Continue Reading

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Chorus for Peace in Ukraine Sings Louder

Is Ukraine another forever war or will someone give peace a chance? The world has been divided on the issue for months, with the US and the UK taking the lead in insisting the war will last “as long as it takes,” despite no clarity about what “it” is. Now the debate has emerged even in the US. Continue Reading

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Peace Talks Essential as War Rages on in Ukraine

The US and the UK torpedoed peace negotiations between Russia and Ukraine in March. They have continued to adopt a hawkish policy against Russia but misgivings against the war are on the rise not only in Europe but also in the US. Negotiations are the only way forward. Continue Reading

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