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Should Britain recognise a sovereign Palestine now? Event report

By The Balfour Project, July 14, 2019 Talk by Sir Vincent Fean at recent Meretz UK Event Meretz UK hosted an event on 7th July in London’s Jewish Community centre JW3, to discuss the prospects, advantages and likely outcomes of […]

Nuclear city

Join the CIA: Travel the World Passing Out Nuclear Blueprints

By David Swanson, July 11, 2019 In the year 2000, the CIA gave Iran (slightly and obviously flawed) blueprints for a key component of a nuclear weapon. In 2006 James Risen wrote about this “operation” in his book State of War. […]

SPANGDAHLEM AIR BASE, Germany Sept. 5, 2012 –Senior Airman David Spivey, 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron water and fuels system maintenance technician, takes a sample of wastewater from a tank during a daily sample inspection at the wastewater treatment facility here. Samples are taken daily from every stage of the treatment process to ensure they meet German environmental standards. The facility processes wastewater from the base to remove any hazardous chemicals it may contain before it is released back into the environment. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Christopher Toon/Released)

PFAS Contamination at American Airbases in Germany

By Pat Elder, July 8, 2019 Fire-fighting foams used on air bases by the U.S. military are poisoning water systems throughout Germany. The foam spray, used in routine fire drills, is made of a carcinogenic material known as Per and […]

War on Iran Stupidest Idea Yet Recorded in a Human Brain

By David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War, June 17, 2019 Scientists not employed by ExxonMobil or named Neil DeGrasse Tyson have reached a universal consensus. Wanting the United States to attack Iran is the single stupidest idea yet […]

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 […]

Rethinking National Security: The Man in the TNT Vest

Prof. Martin Hellman, Stanford University Imagine that a man wearing a TNT vest were to come into the room and, before you could escape, managed to tell you that he wasn’t a suicide bomber, so there was nothing to worry […]

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Richard Nixon with the Shah of Iran

Attacking Iran Would Risk Global Disaster

By John Scales Avery, May 21, 2019 On Monday, 13 May 2019, the New York Times posted an article with the title “White House Reviews Military Plans Against Iran. in Echoes of Iraq War”. Besides the aircraft carrier and other […]

A hospital in Yemen

The Last Death in a War is 90% Backwash

By David Swanson, May 13, 2019 They say the last sip of a drink is mostly backwash. The last understanding of a war should be that every speck of it is backwash in the sense used by Ellen N. La […]

Pentagon in Washington DC

A $350 Billion Defense Department Would Keep Us Safer Than a $700 Billion War Machine

By Nicolas J S Davies, April 15, 2019 The U.S. Congress has begun debate on the FY2020 military budget. The FY2019 budget for the U.S. Department of Defense is $695 billion dollars. President Trump’s budget request for FY 2020 would […]