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Ann Wright

Ann Wright

Ann Wright is a 29 year US Army/Army Reserves veteran who retired as a Colonel and a former US diplomat who resigned in March 2003 in opposition to the war on Iraq.  She served in Nicaragua, Grenada, Somalia, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Sierra Leone, Micronesia and Mongolia.  In December 2001 she was on the small team that reopened the US Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan.  She is the co-author of the book "Dissent: Voices of Conscience."

Articles by this author

 

Opening and Closing US Embassies—From Sierra Leone to Afghanistan

U.S. officials are very well aware that local citizens who work with the U.S. military are endangering themselves and their families when the U.S. departs.

Ann Wright ·


Golden Rule Peace Boat Sets Sail from Hawai'i for California

"We are sailing for a nuclear-free world and a peaceful, sustainable future."

Ann Wright ·


Dangers of Military Confrontation Between the United States and China Around Taiwan and in the South China Sea

In 2020, The Trump administration has dramatically increased the number of Freedom of Navigation missions.

Ann Wright ·


An American General Probably Thinks- “Thanks Trump, for Putting a Target on My Back!”

In 2017, Trump gave the CIA the authority to again use assassin drones after it had been withdrawn by the Obama administration. 

Ann Wright ·


From A Russian: Our Planet is So Small that We Must Live in Peace

Traveling to Yakutsk in Far East Russia

Ann Wright ·


Dogs of War Howl for Blood in Iran While Americans Cheer US Bombers on July 4th

Last week's display was a chilling reminder of the horrific deaths caused by successive administrations' propensity for war

Medea Benjamin ·


Trump Celebrates Himself on July 4th

This isn't the first time a U.S. president has militarized Fourth of July celebrations for cynical and political purposes, but hopefully it's the last

Medea Benjamin ·


Venezuela Embassy Protection Collective Defies Unlawful “No Trespass” Order

As this saga of the future of the Venezuela Embassy in Georgetown continues to unfold, history will record this as a key turning point in U.S.-Venezuela relations

Medea Benjamin ·

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