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Blog: National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)

May 20, 2014 | By Marge Clark, BVM

The National Defense Authorization Act prioritizes the direction that will be taken by the Pentagon as it puts forward programs and weapons systems, continuing some that are in existence and authorizing the development of new ones.

At this time, when the war in Iraq has ended and the war in Afghanistan is to end by the end of this calendar year, NETWORK feels strongly that it is a time to pull back on some existing practices. Three areas are of particular concern to NETWORK:

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Support Accountability and Transparency in Funding Our Troops

May 19, 2014 | By Marge Clark, BVM

Right now, both the House and Senate are focused on the Defense spending bill for FY 2015. Part of this bill includes a slush fund for the Pentagon, called the Overseas Contingency Operation (OCO) fund, which allows purchases to fill immediate needs in war zones. This is a separate source of funding outside of the normal budget process, which is unique to the Pentagon budget.

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Press Advisory: NETWORK Presents Congressional Briefing on Pope Francis in Preparation for President Obama’s Visit

PRESS ADVISORY
FOR RELEASE: March 21, 2014                                              
CONTACT: Stephanie Niedringhaus, 202-347-9797 x224, sniedringhaus@networklobby.org

2014: NETWORK's Year of Living Out Joy of the Gospel

In 2014, NETWORK invites you to live out Pope Francis' Evangelii Gaudium - Joy of the Gospel. Read more

Press Release: NETWORK Responds to Syrian Crisis

As the world community debates what can or should be done to alleviate that suffering, NETWORK stands strong in our belief that violence is not the solution as it only begets more violence. Read more

Blog: Syria

Aug 27, 2013 | By Marge Clark, BVM

What will be accomplished by military action against Syria? Read more