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Mike Pompeo

US Executive Assault on Treaties Perils Peace and Constitution

By Paul W. Lovinger, May 6, 2019 US President Trump has taken aim at two arms treaties in the last three months. Executive exercise of traditional legislative power over treaty termination — begun under President Carter — now endangers many […]

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How U.S. Presidential Candidates Answer 20 Basic Questions

1. What would you like the U.S. discretionary budget to look like? With 60% now going to militarism, what percentage would you like that to be? Mike Gravel: Cut military spending by 50%. Howie Hawkins: Cut military spending by 50%. Bernie Sanders: […]

Fatou Bensouda

Why Fatou Bensouda’s Visa Was Revoked

By Robert C. Koehler, April 14, 2019 How dare she question the sanctity of American militarism? As national security adviser John Bolton declared last fall, the International Criminal Court constitutes “an assault on the constitutional rights of the American people and the […]

Congress Finds its War Powers and Weaknesses

By David Swanson, January 31, 2019 It’s possible that the U.S. Congress will for the first time use the War Powers Resolution of 1973 to end a war — the one on Yemen. This would be wonderful. There are some caveats. […]

PHOTO: Ms Farci's daughter Maria Grazia was born with severe health complications. (Foreign Correspondent )

Italian Military Officials’ Trial Ignites Suspicions Of Links Between Weapon Testing And Birth Defects In Sardinia

By Emma Albirici, January 29, 2019 From ABC News Australia Maria Teresa Farci’s legs start to shake as she reads aloud from the diary she kept that describes, in heartbreaking detail, the last moments of her 25-year-old daughter’s tortured life. […]

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 […]

James Crossland on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: James Crossland on War Reformers and War Abolishers

James Crossland is Senior Lecturer in International History at Liverpool John Moores University, and a founder member of the Humanitarian Working Histories Group. He is the author of Britain and the International Committee of the Red Cross, 1939-1945, and most recently, War, […]

David Swanson at the International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases, Dublin 2018

David Swanson at the International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases, Dublin 2018

David Swanson, director of World BEYOND War, lays out the many reasons why war can and must be abolished at the International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases, Dublin 2018. “People’s movements are on our side.”

Veterans For Peace is handing this flyer to U.S. troops on Mexican border

Soldiers, you are not alone! a message from Veterans For Peace You are not alone if you are thinking WTF am I doing on the U.S. border with Mexico? You are not alone if you are asking if this is […]