Conflict Management

Sketch of Otto Warmbier

Warmongering Over Warmbier: US Hypocrisy and a Double Standard on North Korea

By Joseph Essertier, January 24, 2019 From Counterpunch Warmbier Was a Victim Otto Warmbier enjoyed New Year’s Eve in 2015 in Pyongyang a few weeks after his 21st birthday. In a country with freedom of expression that is not at […]

Bloody Loss For US: “We can’t Beat Taliban” – NATO General

From RT America, January 21, 2019 Rick Sanchez discusses a recent decimating attack that wiped out an entire company of Afghan Security Forces, part of a consistent pattern of the retreat of US and its proxies in the face of […]

A Loose Cannon For Peace?

A Loose Cannon For Peace?

By Bob Koehler, January 3, 2019 Circle the wagons! Apparently what’s under assault is war itself, or so the Establishment believes, in the wake of the shocking announcement by the president that he plans to withdraw all 2,000 U.S. troops […]

Isolationism or Imperialism: You Really Can’t Imagine a Third Possibility?

Of the United Nations’ 18 major human rights treaties, the United States is party to 5, fewer than any other nation on earth, except Bhutan (4), and tied with Malaysia, Myanmar, and South Sudan, a country torn by warfare since […]

Gunboats in Sea of Azov

Background To The Present Russia/Ukraine Crisis

By Phil Wilayto, December 6, 2018 Tensions between Russia and Ukraine have risen sharply following the Nov. 25 seizure of two Ukrainian gunboats and a tug and the detention of 24 Ukrainian sailors by vessels of the Russian Border Guard. […]

Barry Sweeney on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Barry Sweeney on Ireland, Peace, and Neutrality

Barry Sweeney is a member of the coordinating committee of World BEYOND War, of which I’m the director. Barry is based in Ireland, but is often in Vietnam and Italy. His background is in education and environmentalism. He taught as […]

HG Wells and the War to End War, from Inkstick

H. G. Wells and the War To End War

By Tad Daley, November 16, 2018 From Inkstick Possibly you’ve noticed that the war to end war didn’t. It has become almost a cliché to observe that the Great War, which ended a century ago this week, served as the […]

A Tale of Two Marines

By David Swanson These two young men may have an infinite number of things in common, but the actions they took this week do not. One used a pro-war ceremony at a professional basketball game to reject the celebration of […]