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Robert Dodge is the father of 3 sons. He is a family physician in Ventura, California. He serves on the board of Physicians for Social Responsibility Los Angeles and is president of the Ventura County Chapter. He also serves on the board of Beyond War (www.beyondwar.org) and is the co-chairman of Citizens for Peaceful Resolutions (www.c-p-r.net) . He firmly believes that an individual can make a difference.
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, November 30, 2009 The Cost of War
Poverty and unemployment are the principle drivers of the Afghanistan insurgency. This article discusses the costs and alternatives to war in Afghanistan.
SHARE Saturday, February 27, 2010 U.S. nuclear policy: the way forward
The Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) to be released in March '2010 sets forth future U.S. policy on the role nuclear weapons play in our security. Getting to "zero" demands a rethinking of our current policy.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, April 17, 2010 Taxes, Nuclear Weapons and Opportunity
Budgets are moral documents funding the national priorities. At this critical time in the nuclear age we have the opportunity to reduce and ultimately eliminate nuclear weapons while redirecting these critical resources.
(1 comments) SHARE Wednesday, November 4, 2009 Rethinking Afghanistan - Alternatives to War
While the president rethinks Afghanistan and our response, it is clear that there is no military solution possible. This article outlines alternatives to war in building a secure future.
SHARE Sunday, April 19, 2009 An Age of Possibility
April 15th is the day that the nation funds its priorities. What role do nuclear weapons play in that priority list and what do they cost your community in dollars and lost opportunity?
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, June 30, 2008 Campaigns, summer days and nuclear proliferation
July 1st marks the 40th anniversary of the landmark Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT). This election year finds the world with the potential to finally realize one of the original treaty intents, namely that of nuclear disarmament.
SHARE Wednesday, March 19, 2008 Imagine Peace in Iraq Without us
Achieving peace in Iraq without us. Representatives of Northern Ireland's Peace Accords and South Africa's Truth and Reconciliation Commission help Iraq's conflicted parties to begin a peace process with the "Helsinki agreement".