who we are
American Respect is a not-for-profit organization that believes invading Iraq has increased global terrorism, is costing thousands of lives, (and literally trillions of tax dollars) and is increasing energy costs. To read more about American respect and what we believe .
our latest essay
Terrorism: A Brief for Americans
The Scope, Causes, and Means for Reducing Terrorism, Including Commentary on Iraq
See the video: See Steve Clemons from the New America Foundation and American Respect Founder, Richard Vague Discuss Terrorism: A Brief for Americans.
Simply put, U.S. policies and actions in Iraq, and throughout the world have increased world terrorism. The predictions made by our administration regarding the war have been badly wrong—predictions regarding how quickly it would end, how much it would cost, how we would be greeted as liberators, and how terrorism would decline as a result. Now predictions are no longer even offered. The predictions have been wrong...
American Respect Founder, Richard Wade Vague Featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer
On the front page of the Business Section of the February 4, 2008 Philadelphia Inquirer, American Respect Founder, Richard Wade Vague speaks about his work with American Respect.
Israel and Palestinian Leaders to Meet in Annapolis
Sec. Rice convenes summit to make a historic attempt at Middle East Peace.
Rebuilding America's Reserves
The Progressive Policy Institute's report on America's lack of military readiness
Pakistan Continuing to Spiral out of Control
Musharraf to hold Benazir Bhutto under house arrest
Richard Vague Speaks at New America Event (10/19)
"Reframing and Rethinking the Misnamed 'Global War on Terror'"
Federalism, Not Partition
Op-Ed by Sen. Biden and Leslie Gelb detailing their plan for Iraq.
Fireside Chat: Unintended Consequences of the War on Terror
Richard Vague interviewed for the National Interest
Iraq Govt Misses All U.S. Targets
An Iraqi official admits that Iraq has missed every single target set by July by the U.S. Government