Conflict Management

Manisha Rios and Camilo Mejia in World Beyond War webinar

What is Hybrid Warfare? A World BEYOND War Discussion

March 26, 2020 War is more than bombs and bullets. On March 25, 2020, World BEYOND War and About Face: Veterans Against the War hosted a discussion of “hybrid warfare” – a mix of disinformation, sanctions, and unconventional tactics. During […]

An SDF militant stands amid the ruins of buildings near the Clock Square in Raqqa, Syria October 18, 2017. Erik De Castro | Reuters

The UK Hasn’t Bombed Iraq or Syria Since Last September. What Gives?

By Darius Shahtahmasebi, March 25, 2020 From Mint Press News The UK’s involvement in the U.S.-led air war against ISIS in Iraq and Syria has slowly and quietly wound down over the last few months. Official figures show that the […]

soldiers in a desert

War and Warming

By Nathan Albright, March 11, 2020 From Voices for Creative Nonviolence On June 5th, 2019, senior intelligence analyst Rod Schoonover spoke before a House Intelligence hearing on National Security and Climate Change. “The Earth’s climate is unequivocally undergoing a long-term […]

United Nations Chief Calls For Global Ceasefire

From UN News, March 23, 2020 “The fury of the virus illustrates the folly of war”, he said.  “That is why today, I am calling for an immediate global ceasefire in all corners of the world.  It is time to put armed […]

Protestor: "Sanctions are Silent War"

Stop Tightening the Thumb Screws: A Humanitarian Message

By Kathy Kelly, March 19, 2020 U.S. sanctions against Iran, cruelly strengthened in March of 2018, continue a collective punishment of extremely vulnerable people. Presently, the U.S. “maximum pressure” policy severely undermines Iranian efforts to cope with the ravages of […]

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“Maximum Pressure March”: US Hybrid War on Venezuela Heats UP

By Leonardo Flores, March 16, 2020 The first quarter of 2020 has seen the Trump administration escalate its rhetoric against Venezuela. At the State of the Union, President Trump promised to “smash” and destroy the Venezuelan government. This was followed […]

CODEPINK protests outside the Treasury Department. Credit: Medea Benjamin

To Help Stem Coronavirus, Lift Sanctions on Iran

By Ariel Gold and Medea Benjamin The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is far from the first proof of how intertwined we are as a global community. The climate crisis and the refugee crisis have long been glaring examples that the wars […]

Matthew Hoh on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Matt Hoh on Afghanistan and U.S. Foreign Policy

Matthew Hoh is a member of the advisory boards of Expose Facts, Veterans For Peace, and World BEYOND War. In 2009 he resigned his position with the State Department in Afghanistan in protest of the escalation of the Afghan War […]

Defense Secretary Mark Esper, a former top executive at Raytheon, one of the nation’s largest defense contractors, was recognized as a top corporate lobbyist by the Hill newspaper two years in a row.

Endless War Is A Disastrous (But Profitable) Enterprise

By Lawrence Wilkerson, February 11, 2020 From Responsible Statecraft “The collapse of the Libyan state has had region-wide repercussions, with flows of people and weapons destabilizing other countries throughout North Africa.” This statement came from the Soufan Group’s recent Intelbrief, […]

Jefferson Morley on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Jefferson Morley on Israel, Iran, and the United States

Jefferson Morley is a Washington author and investigative reporter. Over the last 35 years he has served as Washington correspondent for The Nation and Salon and as editor and reporter at the Washington Post and Washingtonpost.com for 15 years. He is the author of three books of […]