Conflict Management

#NoWarWithIran protest in New York City

10 Ways Trump’s Actions Against Iran Hurt Americans and the Region

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, January 10, 2020 The U.S. assassination of General Qassem Soleimani has not yet plunged us into a full-scale war with Iran thanks to the Iranian government’s measured response, which demonstrated its capabilities […]

Foad Izadi at World Beyond War conference in Limerick 2019

Foad Izadi on USA Presence in Middle East

By Marc Eliot Stein, January 7, 2019 World BEYOND War was honored to include Foad Izadi, professor of American Studies at University of Tehran, on the agenda at our annual #NoWar2019 conference in Limerick, Ireland last year. As the global […]

Funeral of Soleimani

Attacks On Iran, Past and Present

By John Scales Avery, January 4, 2019 The assassination of General Qasem Soleimani On Friday, 3 January, 2020, progressives in the United States and all peace-loving people throughout the world were horrified to learn that Donald Trump had added to […]

Soleamani death - drone strike aftermath

The Killing of General Soleimani: Hail Mars! Hail Pluto!

By Matthew Hoh, January 3, 2020 From Antiwar.com If it is true the United States killed Iranian Quds Forces Commander General Qassam Soleimani in Iraq yesterday, unverified by the Iranians as I write this, then there is no hyperbole or […]

Nordstream 2 Pipeline

US Sanctions and “Freedom Gas”

By Heinrich Buecker, December 27, 2019 Original in German. English translation by Albert Leger No more US sanctions against the Nord Stream 2 Baltic gas pipeline. The policy of illegal Western sanctions must come to an end. The unilateral US sanctions recently imposed on […]

Military vehicle in Afghanistan

The Real Lesson of Afghanistan Is That Regime Change Does Not Work

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S  Davies, December 24, 2019 The trove of U.S. “Lessons Learned” documents on Afghanistan published by the Washington Post portrays, in excruciating detail, the anatomy of a failed policy, scandalously hidden from the public […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Crisis in Bolivia: World BEYOND War Podcast Featuring Medea Benjamin, Iván Velasquez and David Swanson

By Marc Eliot Stein, December 17, 2019 In early November of this year, Bolivia’s longtime President Evo Morales suddenly resigned his office following protests, allegations of election fraud and pressure from the military. Weeks of uncertainty have followed, and alarming […]

Trump and Merkel

Germans In Favor Of ‘Reducing Reliance’ On US

From DW Akadamie A majority of Germans are in favor of reducing Germany’s reliance on the United States militarily, according to a YouGov poll commissioned by the German news agency DPA. According to the poll, 55% of Germans believe that […]

US Military personnel

Why Trump’s Drone War Shows He Wants American Global Supremacy

By Peter Harris, December 1, 2019 From The National Interest While Donald Trump has used his time in the Oval Office to slash U.S. participation in international organizations and turn back the tide of trade liberalization, he has nevertheless been […]

Iraqi protestors

What Do Iraqi Protesters Want?

By Raed Jarrar, November 22, 2019 From Just World During the last 6 weeks, over 300 Iraqis have been killed and over 15,000 injured in a bloody uprising that has been absent from US headlines. Inspired by the uprising in […]