Mairead Maguire, recipient of the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize, speaks about her recent trip to Lebanon and Syria, where she met with refugees, combatants, members of the opposition, and members of the government. She found that supporters and opponents of the government, including those working for political changes, overwhelming oppose foreign interference and violence. Maguire is a founder of Peace People and of the Nobel Women’s Initiative. Maguire has nominated Bradley Manning for the Nobel Peace Prize and credits his work with helping to discourage the West from intervening in Syria.
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Also read “Ten Problems With the Latest Excuse for War” by David Swanson.
Total run time: 29:00
Host: David Swanson.
Producer: David Swanson.
Music by Duke Ellington.
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