Asia

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 […]

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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. […]

Protest against weapons marketing in Chiba City, Japan

Protestors Say “Yes” to Peace in Japan: Opposing the New Weapons Market Days in Chiba City

By Joseph Essertier, June 21, 2019 Some people are actually happy about the “consistently increasing defence budgets” of recent years. One finds those words in the Exhibitor Prospectus for the weapons market in Japan called the “Maritime Air Systems & […]

Soldiers Without Guns

By David Swanson, Executive Director of World BEYOND War, June 21, 2019 A new film by Will Watson, called Soldiers Without Guns, ought to shock a great many people — not because it utilizes a yet more gruesome form of […]

On the eve of renewed sanctions by Washington, an Iranian protester holds a burning picture of President Donald Trump outside the former US embassy in the Iranian capital Tehran on November 4, 2018. (Photo: Majid Saeedi/Getty Images)

U.S. Sanctions: Economic Sabotage That Is Deadly, Illegal, and Ineffective

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies, June 17, 2019 From Common Dreams While the mystery of who is responsible for sabotaging the two tankers in the Gulf of Oman remains unsolved, it is clear that the Trump administration […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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Victims Of Afghanistan War Crimes Appeal ICC Decision Not To Prosecute

From Reprieve.org.uk, June 10, 2019 A group of men who suffered torture and mistreatment at the hands of US forces in Afghanistan have appealed against the International Criminal Court’s decision not to launch an investigation into war crimes committed during […]

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Talk Nation Radio: Ross Caputi on the Sacking of Fallujah

Ross Caputi is a PhD student in History at UMass and a coauthor of the critically important new book The Sacking of Fallujah: A People’s History. Ross Caputi’s experience as a U.S. Marine in Fallujah in 2004 compelled him to speak […]

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Global Network Russia Study Tour Declaration

As an international delegation to the Russian Federation of 25 individuals, we have visited Moscow, St. Petersburg, and three cities in Crimea (April 25-May 9). We came to learn, to listen, and to build a bridge of friendship through citizen […]