Myths

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 […]

Jeffrey Sterling

Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling, Who Went Through Kafkaesque Trial, Wins 2020 Sam Adams Award

By Ray McGovern, January 12, 2020 From Consortium News Former CIA operations officer Jeffrey Sterling will receive the Sam Adams Award for Integrity in Intelligence this Wednesday, joining 17 earlier winners who, like Sterling, demonstrated extraordinary devotion to the truth and the […]

#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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]