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Who Are the Secret Puppet-Masters Behind Trump’s War on Iran?

May 29, 2020 By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies On May 6th, President Trump vetoed a war powers bill specifying that he must ask Congress for authorization to use military force against Iran. Trump’s “maximum pressure” campaign of deadly […]

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Despite COVID-19, US Military Continues War Practice In Europe And Pacific And Plans For More In 2021

By Ann Wright, May 23, 2020 During the COVID 19 pandemic, not only will the U.S. military have the largest maritime military maneuvers in the world, with Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) coming to the waters off Hawaii August 17-31, […]

Policemen stand in formation at a quarantine checkpoint on April 2, 2020 in Marikina, Metro Manila, Philippines. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday ordered law enforcement to "shoot" residents causing "trouble" during lockdown in the country.

Stop the $2 Billion Arms Sale to the Philippines

By Amee Chew, May 20, 2020 From Jacobin On April 30, the US State Department announced two pending arms sales to the Philippines totaling nearly $2 billion. Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Bell Textron, and General Electric are the main weapons manufacturers contracted to profit […]

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With Apparently Fabricated Documents, Netanyahu Pushed US Towards War With Iran

By Gareth Porter, May 5, 2020 From The Grayzone President Donald Trump scrapped the nuclear deal with Iran and continued to risk war with Iran based on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim to have proven definitively that Iran was […]

Opening of UNIDIR’s project “Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone”. From a UN Office of Disarmament Affairs report on October 17, 2019.

Keep Pushing For WMDFZ In The Middle East

By Odile Hugonot Haber, May 5, 2020 From Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) first endorsed calls for the establishment of a Nuclear Weapon Free Zone (NWFZ) in a resolution approved in December […]

Videos: Kent State Truth Tribunal

By Mickey Huff, May 4, 2020 For the 50th anniversary, Professor Mickey Huff of Project Censored, interviewed academics, socio-political historians, protesters, and massacre survivors on the many issues related to the May 4, 1970 Kent and Jackson State massacres.  Tune […]

Talk Nation Radio: Grant Smith on Israel Within the Virginia State Government

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, May 4, 2020 This week on Talk Nation Radio, our guest is Grant Smith whose latest and ninth book about the Israel Lobby is called The Israel Lobby Enters State Government: Rise Of The […]

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World BEYOND War Hosts Webinar On Military Impact On Guam

By Jerick Sabian, April 30, 2020 From Pacific Daily News World BEYOND War hosted a webinar Thursday to talk about the impact of the U.S. military on Guam. The webinar, “Colonialism & Contamination: Mapping U.S. Military Injustices on the Chamorro People of Guam,” is […]

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Talk Nation Radio: Richard Tucker on What WWII Did and Is Doing to the Environment

This week on Talk Nation Radio we talk with Richard Tucker, who is one of the editors of the new book, Nature at War: American Environments and World War II. Richard Tucker is an environmental historian at the School for Environment […]

Carcinogenic foam from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma above Ginowan City, Okinawa, on April 10, 2020

US Military Contaminates Okinawa With Firefighting Foam Raising Serious Concerns

By Pat Elder, April 27, 2020 From Civilian Exposure A fire suppression system in an aircraft hangar discharged a massive volume of toxic firefighting foam from Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in Okinawa on April 10. The foam contains perfluoro […]