Bases

Castle Black from Game of Thrones

Winter Is Coming: Castle Black, the Syrian Withdrawal, and the Battle of the Bases

By Nick Turse, November 5, 2019 From TomDispatch They called it Castle Black, an obvious homage to the famed frozen citadel from the HBO series Game of Thrones. In the fantasy world of GoT, it’s the stronghold of the Night’s Watch, the French […]

Israeli military arrest Palestinian children. Mintpress.com

The Settler-Colonial Strategy: Militarization of Diplomacy, Domestic Law Enforcement, Jails, Prisons and the Border

By Ann Wright, November 15, 2019 The settler-colonial history of the United States is not discussed by those in the U.S. government. However, in the lexicon of American studies, settler-colonialism is a major topic, and particularly for historians in the […]

Conferenza Internazionale: Pathways to Peace with Mairead Maguire

Estratti delle interviste del CNGNN con Mairead Maguire premio Nobel per la pace e altri relatori della conferenza Internazionale Pathways to Peace. Speakers: Mairead Maguire, John Maguire, David Swanson and Ken Mayers.

Source: Informed Public Project, Okinawa. And Nakato Naofumi, August, 2019

The US Military is Poisoning Okinawa

By Pat Elder, November 12, 2019 In 1945 the Truman administration knew that the Japanese government was trying to negotiate surrender through Moscow. The U.S. completely dominated Japan militarily by August of 1945 when it destroyed Hiroshima and Nagasaki with […]

German military airfield

Germans Demand All US Military Leave, Claiming US War With Russia Is Inevitable

From War Is Boring, October 29, 2019 A democratic socialist faction of the German parliament is demanding the United States withdraw all 35,000 American troops from their nation, claiming that a war with Russia is inevitable and that America’s mere […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Peace Activists in Ireland: New World BEYOND War Podcast Featuring Barry Sweeney, Mairead Maguire, John Maguire

By Marc Eliot Stein, October 30, 2019 If our podcast episodes were 20 hours long, we could have covered and excerpted all the great speakers and activists who gathered with us in Limerick, Ireland earlier this month for #NoWar2019, our […]

On Bragging About Murdering People You Turned into Terrorists

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, October 29, 2019 You cannot promote the rule of law by loudly bragging about committing murder. You cannot end terrorism by committing terrorism. Here is a U.S. president openly proclaiming that he has committed […]

Ellsworth Air Force Base in South Dakota tests out its aqueous film-forming foam sprinkler system in an airport hangar.

USA Department of Defense Inspector General to Investigate PFAS Use in Military

By Pat Elder, World BEYOND War, October 28, 2019 The Office of Inspector General of the US Department of Defense announced last week it will review the Pentagon’s history of Per- and Poly Fluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) that have leached into […]

KIngs Bay Plowshares

Talk Nation Radio: Kings Bay Plowshares 7

October 21, 2019 The Kings Bay Plowshares 7 are facing 25 years in prison for their action at a nuclear submarine base. We speak with six of them: Elizabeth McAlister, Martha Hennessy, Mark Colville, Clare Grady, Patrick O’Neill, and Carmen […]

Norton Air Force Base (1942–1994) was located 2 miles east of downtown San Bernardino, California, in San Bernardino County.

Once an Air Force Base …

By Pat Elder, October 21, 2019 Lethal contamination at Norton Air Force Base in San Bernardino, California threatens human health 35 years after the base closed. Norton Air Force Base was a logistics depot and heavy-lift transport facility, something like […]