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Ken Mayers and Tarek Kauff

Putting Boots On The Ground For Peace

By Charlie McBride, September 12, 2019 From The Galway Advertiser On St Patrick’s Day this year, two US army veterans, Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff, aged 82 and 77 respectively, were arrested at Shannon Airport for protesting its continued use […]

Tarek Kauff and Ken Mayers on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff on Protesting War in Ireland

Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff are out on bail and forbidden to leave Ireland. They attempted to inspect a U.S. plane for weapons in supposedly neutral Ireland. They will be taking part in #NoWar2019. Ken Mayers was born in New […]

Limerick at Peace

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, September 9, 2019   Green Ireland has a peaceful blue sky. Shannon Airport’s full of war planes; Here’s why. When Emperor Trump Tells Ireland to Jump Ireland bows down and asks him “How high?” […]

Clare Daly on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Clare Daly on Ireland, Peace, and War

Clare Daly is an Irish politician who has been a Member of the European Parliament from Ireland since July. She is a member of Independents 4 Change, part of the European United Left–Nordic Green Left. She served as a Teachta […]

US bases in Africa

Letter Urging Report on Overseas Bases

The Overseas Base Realignment and Closure Coalition has sent a letter urging the Senate and House Armed Services Committees to include a reporting requirement on overseas bases in the FY2020 NDAA to increase transparency, save taxpayers’ dollars, and improve national […]

Video: Italy is one big U.S./NATO military base

Video by CNGNN Italy Article 11 of the Italian Constitution: Italy rejects war as an instrument of aggression against the freedom of other peoples and as a means for the settlement of international disputes. Italy agrees, on conditions of equality […]

Ken Mayers, Edward Horgan, Tarak Kauff/photo by Ellen Davidson

US Military Veterans Walk Through Ireland To Promote Peace

August 28, 2019 Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff, both U.S. military veterans, were arrested at Shannon Airport on St. Patrick’s Day for attempting to inspect an Omni International aircraft they believed were carrying U.S. troops and weapons in direct violation of […]

Tarak Kauff and Ken Mayers in Ireland

Nonviolent Direct Action: Civil Resisters Tarak Kauff and Ken Mayers

Tarak Kauff and Ken Mayers, two US Veterans for Peace members, risked their freedom to challenge both United States war crimes and the government of Ireland’s accommodation of those crimes. This interview was conducted by Jack Gilroy. Nonviolent Direct Action […]

Ed Horgan on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Ed Horgan on Ireland and Peace

Edward Horgan retired from the Irish Defence Forces with the rank of Commandant after 22 years service that included peacekeeping missions with the United Nations in Cyprus and the Middle East. He has worked on over 20 election monitoring missions […]

Protestors at Shannon Airport, Ireland

Two US Veterans Expose Semi-Colonial State of Ireland

By Will Griffin, July 27, 2019 From The Peace Report Neutrality is an easy concept to understand: don’t invade other countries and don’t take sides in other people’s wars. Yet, Irish Neutrality has for decades aiding the U.S. military in […]