Demilitarization

Why We Need Decolonization in 2020

By David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War, January 15, 2020 South Korea cannot choose to make peace with North Korea without the consent of a foreign power that keeps thirty thousand troops in South Korea, makes South Korea […]

#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 […]

Pat Elder with U.S. troops in Croatia in 1996. A soldier in the rear shouts “USA Number 1!”

Defender Europe 20: Preparing For War From German Soil

By Pat Elder, January 2020 24 years ago I remember standing on the banks of the Sava River in Zupanja, Croatia in January of 1996 watching a force of 20,000 US Army soldiers and their vehicles as they crossed the […]

Alice Slater on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Nukes, Space Force, and War Pigs in Space

Alice Slater serves on the Board of Directors of World BEYOND War and is the UN NGO Representative of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. She is on the Board of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, […]

Terry Crawford Browne talks about global arms trade

The Global Arms Trade Is A Moral Minefield

This interview about the global arms trade features Terry Crawford-Browne, peace activist and World BEYOND War country coordinator for South Africa.

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 […]

Electron Rocket nose

New Zealand Government Updates Rules On What Can Be Sent Into Space

December 19, 2019 From New Zealand Herald Cabinet has agreed to updated rules around what can be launched into space from this country and banned payloads including those contributing to nuclear weapons programmes or any that support military operations ”contrary […]

Nuclear missiles

Our Nuclear Arms Obsession Is A Countdown To Extinction

By Helen Caldicott, December 14, 2019 From Independent Australia I WRITE THIS PIECE as a physician expertly trained to make accurate diagnoses to either cure the patient or to alleviate their symptoms. I, therefore, approach the viability of life on Earth from […]

Talk Nation Radio with Beyond Nuclear International

Talk Nation Radio: The Need to Ban Nuclear Weapons and Energy

This Week on Talk Nation Radio, we speak with two of the key people behind Beyond Nuclear International, which you can find at beyondnuclearinternational.org. Linda Pentz Gunter founded Beyond Nuclear in 2007 and serves as its international specialist as well […]

Lindsey Graham and Trump

31 Organizations Declare National Defense Authorization Act A Blank Check For Trump’s Reckless Foreign Policy

December 10, 2019 30 organizations representing a diverse set of issue areas — strengthening diplomacy, protecting migrants and refugees, preventing wars of choice, reducing the risk of nuclear catastrophe, combating corruption, promoting human rights and sound environmental policies, and standing […]