Bases

Ambassador of the United States of America to Poland, Georgetta Mosbacher, speak to Polish troops in Nowy Glinnik, Poland, 05 December 2018. [EPA-EFE/GRZEGORZ MICHALOWSKI]

B-61 Tactical Nuclear Weapons In Poland: A Really Bad Idea

An Open Letter to Prime Minister of Poland, Mateusz Moraviecki, Foreign Minister of Poland, Jacek Czaputowicz and Defence Minister of Poland, Antoni Macierewicz By John Hallam, May 22, 2020 Dear Prime Minister, Foreign Minister and Defence Minister of Poland, Dear […]

Anti-drone protest in Berlin

Anti-Drone Protest in Berlin

May 12, 2020 From Co-op News On Monday May 11, 2020 anti-war groups in Berlin held an event and vigil close to the entrance of the German Defense Ministry. Elsa Rassbach and the Berlin Peace Coordination organized the event. Members […]

activists in Guam

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 […]

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 […]

A NATO Flag

Is NATO Still Necessary?

By Sharon Tennison, David Speedie and Krishen Mehta April 18, 2020 From The National Interest The coronavirus pandemic that is ravaging the world brings a prolonged public health crisis into sharp focus—along with the bleak prospect of a long-term economic […]

Must-watch 45- second video showing a massive release of PFAS-laden foam from the Marine Corps Air Station Futenma in U.S.-occupied Okinawa on April 10. The base discharged huge, carcinogenic airborne bubbles to settle into residential neighborhoods.

PFAS Release from Marine Base Contaminate Okinawa (Again)

By Pat Elder, April 12, 2020 米軍基地から漏れ出した有害物資を含む泡消火剤 “Foam containing harmful materials leaked from U.S. military base” According to Okinawa-based Toshio TAKAHASHI, The Okinawa Defense Bureau has provided information on the release of foam from Futenma Airfield, which occurred on Friday, […]

The use of fire-fighting foams with PFAS is making us sick.

Pentagon Reports 250 New Sites Are Contaminated with PFAS

By Pat Elder, March 27, 2020 From Military Poisons The Pentagon now admits that 651 military sites are contaminated with per- and poly fluoroalkyl substances, (PFAS), a 62 percent increase from its last count of 401 sites in August, 2017. See the DOD’s  latest […]

Pat Elder protesting pollution at Patuxent River

PFAS Chronicles, Part One: What We Don’t Know May Hurt Us

By Pat Elder, March 24, 2020 This is part one of a seven-part series focusing on a single pollution site: the Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland, USA. The Navy has contaminated the groundwater at Maryland’s Patuxent (Pax) River […]

99.9 Per Cent of U.S. Citizens Unaware of Largest U.S. War Game in Europe in 25 Years

By Ann Wright, February 27, 2020 99.9 per cent of citizens of the United States have no clue that the new “Cold War” against Russia is manifesting in the largest U.S. military war practice in Europe than in more than […]

PFAS pollution from military bases is a rising concern in Okinawa

Okinawans Educating People about PFAS Contamination around U.S. Bases

By Joseph Essertier, February 16, 2020 On Friday, the 6th of March, activists in Okinawa will hold a lecture about U.S. bases poisoning the water of Okinawa with PFAS. Okinawa is a region in the south of the archipelago of Japan, […]