Marla Ruzicka in Afghanistan

Remembering the Legacy of Marla Ruzicka

Thirteen years ago today, Marla Ruzicka died doing what she believed in. At a time when no one was helping civilian survivors in Iraq and Afghanistan – or even counting the number of people killed – Marla recognized a need and personally took action to address it. From working with families of civilian casualties, including…

CIVIC Releases Joint Statement on Reported Changes to US Policy on Use of Armed Drones and Other Lethal Force

NGO Statement on Reported Changes to US Policy on Use of Armed Drones and Other Lethal Force We, the undersigned non-governmental organizations, are deeply concerned about the reported changes to the United States’ policy on the use of lethal force overseas, including through armed drones. According to news reports, in October 2017, President Donald Trump authorized…

Intercross the Podcast: Episode #33 Policy and Peacekeeping in South Sudan with Trevor Keck and Lauren Spink

In this episode of Intercross the Podcast, we sit down with ICRC in Washington’s Deputy Head of Communications Trevor Keck and Lauren Spink, the Center for Civilians in Conflict Peacekeeping Advisor. Trevor recently returned from a brief mission to South Sudan and Lauren is headed out to the country this week. We took the opportunity to chat with…