Bases

Confronting Censorship in Ireland

By David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War, June 11, 2019 According to exit polls from late May, an impressive 82% of Irish voters say Ireland should remain a neutral country in all aspects. But Ireland is not remaining […]

US Senator John Barrasso is enabling extremely hazardous PFAS chemicals for military use

Chemical Lobby and Health Advocates Square Off on Six PFAS-Related Bills in the US Senate

By Pat Elder, May 29, 2019 Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY), Chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, holds tremendous power in formulating legislation regarding the regulation of deadly per and poly flouralkyl substances (PFAS). Barrasso is the Senate’s top recipient of cash from […]

US War Machine out of Shannon Airport!

Another Empire’s Boot Stomps on Ireland

By Mike Ferner, May 24, 2019 Can a pair of U.S. military veterans and the Irish peace movement topple a key outpost of the American Empire entrenched on the Emerald Isle? That’s the question a new mini-documentary explores about former […]

VI Seminario Internacional por la paz

U.S. and NATO Buildup in Eastern Europe and Scandinavia And U.S. Military Bases and Exercises in Africa

Presentation for the VI Symposium on the Abolition of Foreign Military Bases Guantanamo, Cuba, May 4-6, 2019 By Colonel Ann Wright I must begin my presentation with an apology to the people of Cuba for my country, the United States of America […]

DECLARACIÓN FINAL Sexto Seminario Internacional de Paz y por la abolición de las bases militares extranjeras

World BEYOND War, May 19, 2019 Por un mundo de paz sin bases, instalaciones y enclaves militares extranjeros Un mundo de paz es posible Guantánamo, 4, 5 y 6 de mayo de 2019 El Sexto Seminario Internacional de Paz y […]

Militarism Mapped 2019

By David Swanson, Executive Director, World BEYOND War, May 6, 2019 World BEYOND War has just released an updated 2019 mapping of militarism in the world. Open the mapping system, check out, and customize the maps here. Buy map posters […]

Closing Military Bases, Opening a New World

By David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War, May 2, 2019 In a day and age when many of us are taught to overcome prejudice and behave respectfully toward all, mainstream U.S. media and school texts still habitually portray […]

Rusted old tank in Vieques, Puerto Rico

Breaking the Grip of Militarism: The Story of Vieques

By Lawrence Wittner, April 29, 2019 From War Is A Crime Vieques is a small Puerto Rican island with some 9,000 inhabitants.  Fringed by palm trees and lovely beaches, with the world’s brightest bioluminescent bay and wild horses roaming everywhere, it attracts substantial […]

Military Munitions Disposal is Polluting Puerto Rico, Despite Safer Alternatives

Military Munitions Disposal is Polluting Puerto Rico, Despite Safer Alternatives

From Citizens For Safe Water Around Badger, April 22, 2019 In solidarity with the citizens of Puerto Rico, more than 40 organizations from around the nation are calling on the U.S. EPA and the U.S. Congress to immediately end the […]

Maureen Sullivan, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Environment

U.S. Senate Goes Easy on Pentagon Environmental Chief As She Testifies on PFAS Contamination

By Pat Elder, Civilian Exposure, April 10, 2019 This is how I would have handled the questioning as a U.S. Senator. Ms. Maureen Sullivan, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Environment, testified in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on […]