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War casualties in Afghanistan

Afghan Troops Say Taliban Are Brothers And War Is “Not Really Our Fight.”

By Nicolas J S Davies, February 18, 2020 The world is waiting anxiously to see whether the U.S. and Afghan governments and the Taliban will agree to a one-week truce that could set the stage for a “permanent and comprehensive” ceasefire and […]

PFAS pollution from military bases is a rising concern in Okinawa

Okinawans Educating People about PFAS Contamination around U.S. Bases

By Joseph Essertier, February 16, 2020 On Friday, the 6th of March, activists in Okinawa will hold a lecture about U.S. bases poisoning the water of Okinawa with PFAS. Okinawa is a region in the south of the archipelago of Japan, […]

Jefferson Morley on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Jefferson Morley on Israel, Iran, and the United States

Jefferson Morley is a Washington author and investigative reporter. Over the last 35 years he has served as Washington correspondent for The Nation and Salon and as editor and reporter at the Washington Post and Washingtonpost.com for 15 years. He is the author of three books of […]

Colin Powell at the United Nations

The U.S. Is Recycling Its Big Lie About Iraq To Target Iran

By Nicolas J. S. Davies, January 30, 2020 Sixteen years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, most Americans understand that it was an illegal war based on lies about non-existent “weapons of mass destruction.” But our government is now threatening […]

World Beyond War: A New Podcast

Our Friends in Tehran: World BEYOND War Podcast Episode Featuring Shahrzad Khayatian and Foad Izadi

By Marc Eliot Stein, January 29, 2020 Three and a half weeks ago, the world reacted with horror to the news that the USA’s desperate President Trump had ordered the assassination of a senior official of Iran’s government, bringing the […]

Iran attacks 2 U.S. bases in Iraq in revenge for assassination of Lieutenant General Soleimani

World BEYOND War, January 8, 2020  

Foad Izadi at World Beyond War conference in Limerick 2019

Foad Izadi on USA Presence in Middle East

By Marc Eliot Stein, January 7, 2019 World BEYOND War was honored to include Foad Izadi, professor of American Studies at University of Tehran, on the agenda at our annual #NoWar2019 conference in Limerick, Ireland last year. As the global […]

Charlottesville City Council Passes Resolution Against War on Iran

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, January 7, 2020 Charlottesville Virginia’s City Council voted Monday evening to adopt a resolution opposing war on Iran and urging passage by Congress of Senator Tim Kaine’s privileged resolution. The City Council re-affirmed the […]

Iran War: Connect the Dots

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, January 6, 2020 I had a great conversation this morning on KPFK with Harvey Wasserman and Alan Minsky on Connect the Dots, Lila Garrett’s show. You can listen here. http://davidswanson.org/files/talknationradio/connectdots200106.mp3      

Live: Brig. Gen. Hossein Dehqan: Iran to retaliate directly against U.S. military sites

World BEYOND War, January 6, 2020