Conflict Management

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 […]

A U.S. soldier stands guard in March of 2003 next to an oil well at the Rumayla oil fields set ablaze by retreating Iraqi troops. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

War Is an Enormous Threat to the Climate Movement

By Sarah Lazare, February 10, 2020 From In These Times The 2020s opened with dual crises. In Australia, unprecedented bushfires tore across a total area the size of Virginia, killing at least 29 people and an estimated one billion animals, and destroying 2,000 homes. […]

Close the Pentagon by Charles Kenny

Pinkerism and Militarism Walk into a Room

By David Swanson, February 6, 2020 Charles Kenny’s book, Close the Pentagon, has an endorsement from Steven Pinker despite wanting to close something that Pinker rarely acknowledges exists. This is a book to answer the question: What if someone who […]

Colin Powell at the United Nations

The U.S. Is Recycling Its Big Lie About Iraq To Target Iran

By Nicolas J. S. Davies, January 30, 2020 Sixteen years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, most Americans understand that it was an illegal war based on lies about non-existent “weapons of mass destruction.” But our government is now threatening […]

#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 […]