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ISIS, Weapons Makers, Thugs Benefit from Bombing

President Obama is bombing the opposite side in Syria from the side he swore we needed to attack one year ago, and those pleased by this declare that he is “doing something.” U.S. polls suggest that the same people recognize […]

Report from NATO Summit in Newport, Wales, 4-5 Sept 2014

Disbanding NATO would be the alternative On September 4-5 in the normally peaceful little Welsh city of Newport, the latest NATO Summit took place, more than two years after the last summit in Chicago in May 2012. Once again we […]

House Bans War Powers Resolution Actions

The U.S. House of Representatives has not just left town, but prior to leaving passed a rule preventing any member from using the War Powers Resolution to force Congress to return and vote on war. Here’s a video of Congressman […]

Killed by Congressional Cowardice

Killed by Congressional Cowardice

We tend to think of war as resulting from an excess of aggression or disorderliness or rebellion. Western academics hunt in the genes of foreigners and study chimpanzees to find the root of the nastiness. But one would be hard […]

Demilitarization for Deep DeCarbonization

A paper from the International Peace Bureau: PDF.

Scottish independence vote may put Cameron’s job at risk, NATO puts our lives at risk

New York Event: Celebrating 10 Years of Resistance: Iraq Veterans Against the War

Iraq Veterans Against the War was founded by 6 members of the US military who felt that they could not remain silent about what they had witnessed during the war in Iraq. Since then, our membership has expanded into the […]

Traces of Evil

Traces of Evil

By Robert C. Koehler Barack Obama’s central dilemma last week, when he tried to sell a new war to the American public on the eve of the thirteenth anniversary of 9/11, was to speak convincingly about the wisdom and effectiveness […]

Truth Blurted Out in European Parliament

Combating Plagues

By Winslow Myers I wrote my Senator, Angus King, to register my judgment that further military American intervention in the Middle East was a catastrophic mistake. His response was measured and thoughtful. Principles which will guide his future votes on […]

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