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Piril Torgut, Cypriot artist

World BEYOND War Podcast Episode 13: Visual Voices With Piril Torgut

By Marc Eliot Stein, March 27, 2020 Piril Torgut is a young Cypriot artist who paints and sculpts visceral images of a marine world. Visual Voices is a global organization and World BEYOND War affiliate that finds artists who can […]

Sanctions Kill

Video: David Swanson Debates Sanctions and Coronavirus on Iranian TV

From Press TV, March 25, 2020

An SDF militant stands amid the ruins of buildings near the Clock Square in Raqqa, Syria October 18, 2017. Erik De Castro | Reuters

The UK Hasn’t Bombed Iraq or Syria Since Last September. What Gives?

By Darius Shahtahmasebi, March 25, 2020 From Mint Press News The UK’s involvement in the U.S.-led air war against ISIS in Iraq and Syria has slowly and quietly wound down over the last few months. Official figures show that the […]

US President George W Bush

Here Are 12 Ways The US invasion Of Iraq Lives On In Infamy

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas S. J. Davies, March 17, 2020 While the world is consumed with the terrifying coronavirus pandemic, on March 19 the Trump administration will be marking the 17th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq by ramping […]

CODEPINK protests outside the Treasury Department. Credit: Medea Benjamin

To Help Stem Coronavirus, Lift Sanctions on Iran

By Ariel Gold and Medea Benjamin The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is far from the first proof of how intertwined we are as a global community. The climate crisis and the refugee crisis have long been glaring examples that the wars […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Joseph Essertier

In each biweekly e-newsletter, we share the stories of World BEYOND War volunteers around the world. Want to volunteer with World BEYOND War? Email greta@worldbeyondwar.org. Location: Nagoya, Japan How did you get involved with World BEYOND War (WBW)? I discovered […]

Matthew Hoh on Talk Nation Radio

Talk Nation Radio: Matt Hoh on Afghanistan and U.S. Foreign Policy

Matthew Hoh is a member of the advisory boards of Expose Facts, Veterans For Peace, and World BEYOND War. In 2009 he resigned his position with the State Department in Afghanistan in protest of the escalation of the Afghan War […]

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 […]