Militarism is a fire that is spreading across borders, and it will take the women of the world to force Obama and Congress to do the right thing and invest in the women instead.
CODEPINK went to Afghanistan to hear what women there think about the push for more troops. And we found they want us to send doctors, teachers, engineers and business leaders, not more soldiers.
Last week, a long-term CODEPINK supporter phoned to invite me to dinner with Obama. She said, "You went to a war zone to learn what the women of Afghanistan want to say to Obama -- I want to make sure he gets the message."