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Stephen Kinzer, acclaimed foreign correspondent, to speak in Norman, OKC, Stillwater

STEPHEN KINZER is an award-winning foreign correspondent who has covered more than 50 countries on five continents for the New York Times and many other journals. His articles and books have inspired the Washington Post to call him “among the best in popular foreign policy storytelling.”

Through the cooperation of AANW and local universities, Mr. Kinzer will address the very timely topic of “Iran & the U.S.: Permanent […] Continue reading Stephen Kinzer, acclaimed foreign correspondent, to speak in Norman, OKC, Stillwater

Sieze the moment with Iran!

Let us all tell the White House and Congress that NOW is the time to improve diplomatic relations between the US and Iran. Newly elected Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has pledged better relations with the west. He has appointed a pro-western, US-educated foreign minister, Javad Zarif. Additionally, Rouhani has expressed openness to negotiations on Iran’s nuclear programs, which are currently most likely all for peaceful electrical and medical needs according […] Continue reading Sieze the moment with Iran!

Israel & Iran: A Love Story – Tears For Peace

Please watch and share this 15-minute video of a TED presentation by an Israeli graphic artist who began posting “Israel Loves Iran” photos of himself on Facebook. He reports a whole movement of people-to-people Facebook diplomacy by Israeli and Iranian people guaranteed to move the hardest hearts.

Word on the street: No War on Iran

Batch waves to drivers passing by during the “No War on Iran” demonstration on Friday, Nov. 11.



Peace House Director Nathaniel Batchelder joined other Oklahomans to say “No War on Iran” at a demonstration near Penn Square Mall on Friday, Nov. 2. For more info about the local effort to prevent another costly and unnecessary war in the Middle East, see the web site

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