The Document

“Shared Security: Reimagining U.S. Foreign Policy” is a working paper of the American Friends Service Committee and the Friends Committee on National Legislation.

Download the PDF of this document. If you want to share the document with a group or to use it as the basis for a discussion, you can order copies here.

In this document, you will find:

  • Introduction
  • A New Vision of Security
    Glimmers of Hope: Preventing War is Possible
  • The Old Policies Aren’t Working
    Glimmers of Hope: Engaging China
  • The Root of The Problem: Militarized Foreign Policy
    Glimmers of Hope: Engaging Somali Youth for Peace
  • Global Security, Economics, and the Environment
  • Glimmers of Hope: Resource Wars or Resource Cooperation?
  • Principles for a New Global Policy
    Glimmers of Hope: Affirming Nonviolence in Israel-Palestine
  • Conclusion

After you read the document, we invite you to share your response. You may also want to take a look at the accompanying study guide, find out more about this project, or read reflections inspired by this document on our Shared Security blog.

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