Conflict Management

Injured by drone strike at wedding in Yemen

Two Iraqi Peace Activists Confront a Trumpian World

From TomDispatch, June 13, 2019 It’s been almost 18 years of “infinite” war, carnage, the mass displacement of peoples, the destruction of cities… you know the story. We all do… kinda… but most of the time it’s a story without them. You seldom hear their voices. They are rarely attended […]

Fools' Errands

Fools’ Errands

By David Swanson, May 22, 2019 Albion Winegar Tourgée may be best known now, though not in his lifetime, as the lead attorney in the Plessy v. Ferguson case, which was a set-up, a staged incident, with the cooperation even of the […]

Police entering Venezuela embassy in DC

Venezuela Embassy Protection Collective Defies Unlawful “No Trespass” Order

By Medea Benjamin and Ann Wright, May 14, 2019 An extraordinary set of events has been unfolding at the Venezuela Embassy in Washington DC, ever since the Embassy Protection Collective began living at the embassy with the permission of the […]

A broken clock

Trump’s Broken-Clock Foreign Policy

By Bill Lueders, April 13, 2019 Donald Trump loves tyrants. He trusts them absolutely. He believes Russia’s Vladimir Putin over his own national security team. He’s touted his “great relationship” with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, a known proponent of extrajudicial mass […]

Women Call For a Korean Peace Treaty

Korea Peace Now! Cooperation Continuing Despite Stalled Dialogue With US

By Ann Wright, March 21, 2019 While U.S.-North Korean contact is stalled, relations between North Korea and South Korea continue to increase.  Encouraging worldwide support for a peace agreement for the Korean peninsula, a consortium of four international women’s groups […]

Rashid reprograms himself for nonviolent peace

Love Letter from Smoky Kabul: Nonviolent Versus Violent Peace in Afghanistan and the World

Dear Friends, “Salam (peace)!” is how Afghans greet one another, some of them simultaneously placing a hand over their hearts. But, while everyone including Afghans wants peace, the Afghan Peace Volunteers and I have observed that the human species appears […]

Iran Peace Museum, peace delegation organized by CODE PINK, March 2019

Iran Wants Peace. Will The US Allow Peace With Iran?

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, March 7, 2019 We just returned from nine days in Iran with a 28-person peace delegation organized by CODE PINK. It is clear that people in Iran want two things: To be respected as […]

Jan Rose Kasmir antiwar protest

Are We Anti-Empire or Anti-War?

By David Swanson, March 1, 2019 Obviously many of us are both. I have zero use for either empire or war. But I’m using those tags as shorthand for two groups that sometimes unite and sometimes do not in their […]

No Bases Necessary in Korea and Okinawa

Dear Americans: No Bases Necessary in Okinawa and South Korea

By Joseph Essertier, February 20, 2019 Event: “Now More than Ever, It Is Time To Remove All the Military Bases!” (Ima koso subete no gunji kichi wo tekkyo saseyou!  Place:  Yomitan Village Locality Promotion Center, Okinawa, Japan Time:  Sunday, February […]

Debate: The US Middle East Peace Plan

From Press TV: The U.S. President Donald Trump has defended his decision to withdraw troops from Syria, claiming that the U.S.-led coalition succeeded in taking nearly all territories held by Daesh terrorists. Trump, however; added that the troops would be […]