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Russian military tanks in Africa

Russian Military Looks to Establish Six Military Bases in Africa

By Peter Suciu, August 11, 2020 From The National Interest Even before the so-called “Scramble for Africa” of the late nineteenth-century, many European powers had a well-established presence in Africa—including some with benign-sounding terms such as “interest” or “protectorate.” But after […]

Wall of vets

The “Wall Of Vets” Continue Long Legacy Of Veteran Activism

By Brian Trautman, August 10, 2020 From ArtVoice Military veterans have long been resisting war, promoting positive peace, and defending human and civil rights against state violence and other forms of oppression. They have made significant contributions to the antiwar […]

Coleen Rowley on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Coleen Rowley on Endless Wars, Warrior Cops, and Eldercide

davidcnswanson · Talk Nation Radio: Coleen Rowley on Endless Wars, Warrior Cops, and Eldercide This week on Talk Nation Radio we welcome back Coleen Rowley. She is a retired FBI agent and former Minneapolis Division Legal Counsel who testified about […]

Time to Build a Movement to Cut Runaway Military Spending

By U.S. Peace Council, August 3, 2020 For many decades, the US antiwar movement has been calling on Congress to cut the Pentagon budget, now officially at $740 billion. These demands were almost always ignored by Congress where the great […]

In his meeting with Defense Minister Taro Kono (right) on July 15, Okinawa Gov. Denny Tamaki (center) demanded the central government take steps toward the revision of the SOFA to make U.S. military personnel subject to Japanese quarantine laws.

Okinawa Virus Outbreaks Ignite Scrutiny Of U.S. SOFA Privileges

By Tomohiro Osaki, August 3, 2020 From Japan Times Recent outbreaks of the novel coronavirus at U.S. military bases in Okinawa have cast renewed light on what many consider to be extraterritorial rights enjoyed by American servicemen under the decadeslong […]

Hibakusha Setsuko Thurlow at the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize Awards Ceremony, giving her acceptance speech on behalf of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

Nuclear Hell: 75 Years Since Hiroshima & Nagasaki A-Bombs: Alice Slater, Hibakusha Setsuko Thurlow

Nuclear Hell: Listen to the podcast. Nuclear Hell began 75 years ago with the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.  It continues to this day, with the ongoing threat of nuclear detonation.  This week, we honor the […]

Iranian Nuclear Complex Damaged By Fire in 2020

Why Do We Still Have The Bomb?

By William J. Perry and Tom Z. Collina, August 4, 2020 From CNN William J. Perry served as undersecretary of defense for research and engineering in the Carter administration and as secretary of defense in the Clinton administration. He currently […]

Talk Nation Radio: Ray McGovern on Lies, Damn Lies, and U.S. Discussions of China, Russia, and Iraq

Ray McGovern was an infantry/intelligence officer in the early Sixties, and became a CIA analyst.  His duties eventually included chairing National Intelligence Estimates and preparing The President’s Daily Brief. He conducted the one-on-one morning briefings of President Reagan’s five most […]

Canadians launch campaign to cancel fighter jet procurement with National Day of Action for #ClimatePeace

By Tamara Lorincz, August 4, 2020 Canadian peace activists have begun to mobilize to stop the Liberal government under Prime Minister Justin Trudeau from spending $19 billion for 88 new fighter jets. On Friday, July 24, we held a National […]

Canadian fighter jets

Decision On New Canadian Warplanes To Be Made In “Several Months”: CBC News

By Brent Patterson, July 31, 2020 From Peacebuilders International Canada Today, July 31, is the deadline set by the Canadian government for three transnational corporations to submit their bids to manufacture 88 new warplanes for use by the Royal Canadian […]