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A panel at the Watson Institute discussed Professor Peter Andreas’ book, “Killer High: A History of War in Six Drugs,” and the five dimensions of war and drugs, such as “war while on drugs.”

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Drugs, war inextricably tied, Watson panel says

January 31, 2020 0 comments

In “Killer High: A History of War in Six Drugs,” Peter Andreas, professor of international studies and political science and professor of international and public affairs, details how these six drugs have fueled and been popularized by war for hundreds of years.

Local activists participated in an event organized by Act Now to Stop War and End Racism Coalition to call for peace in the Middle East.

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Community members rally for peace with Iran

January 27, 2020 0 comments

Despite the biting cold, dozens of students, local activists, veterans and children gathered on the steps of the Rhode Island State House Saturday to tell leaders: “No War with Iran.”

Watson initiative presents Costs of War findings in D.C.

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Watson initiative presents Costs of War findings in D.C.

November 27, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The United States has contributed $5.9 trillion to post-9/11 wars that have resulted in around 500,000 casualties, according to two studies produced by the Costs of War initiative from the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs.

In seeking to account for all aspects of post-9/11 U.S. military involvement, the Costs of War project is focusing more closely on operations in Africa.

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Costs of War Project to expand focus to Africa

October 22, 2018 Comments are Disabled

The Costs of War Project, which studies post-9/11 U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and related violence in neighboring nations, hosted a panel at the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs Monday afternoon as its first step toward expanding its focus to include Africa.

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Film screening details attacks on hospitals as part of humanitarian crisis

April 10, 2018 Comments are Disabled

“The New Barbarianism” opens with panning shots of shelled rubble, all that remains of the once-thriving city of Aleppo, Syria.