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We can end the war on Syria

By PopularResistance.org The US war against Syria was one that people almost stopped. President Obama was unable to get Congress to authorize the war in 2013, but the Pentagon and foreign policy establishment, who have long wanted to control Syria, […]

We Applaud Trump’s Decision on Syria Withdrawal

By CODE PINK CODEPINK applauds President Trump’s decision to withdraw U.S.troops from Syria. The president made a statement on Twitter that the U.S had defeated ISIS in Syria, saying this was his only reason for being there. The statement contradicts […]

Withdrawing U.S. Troops Is the Right Thing to Do

By Veterans For Peace Veterans For Peace is pleased to hear that President Trump has ordered a total withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria, where they had no legal right to be in the first place. Whatever the reasoning, withdrawing […]

It’s About Time the United States Ends the Illegal Presence in Syria and Withdraws from Afghanistan

By Black Alliance for Peace, December 21, 2018 A real panic among the militarists and flunkeys of the military-industrial complex: They are concerned the U.S. president has gone completely off the ruling-class imperialist script. We find that hard to believe, […]

U.S. Military Out of Syria

U.S. President Donald Trump has announced his intention to remove all U.S. troops from Syria. If that happens it will fulfill part of the demand that World BEYOND War has been making since Trump promised nine months ago to get […]

Tokyoites Stand with Okinawans as the Final Stage of the Killing of the Henoko Coral Begins

By Joseph Essertier, Coordinator, Japan for a World BEYOND War, 17 December 2018 On US television, in US newspapers, and on US-based Internet news sites this week there is a near-perfect silence as our government begins to build in earnest, […]

The devastation of Henoko is part of a larger, world-wide U.S. imperialist footprint. What happens in Okinawa matters for Indigenous peoples everywhere. (Photo: AFP)

Stand With Okinawa

By Moé Yonamine From Common Dreams, December 12, 2018 “Don’t cry here,” an 86-year-old Okinawan grandmother I had never met before told me. She stood next to me and took my hand. I had been visiting my family in Okinawa […]

Seeing Yemen from Jeju Island

By Kathy Kelly People digging through rubble in war-torn Yemen. “Killing people, through war or starvation, never solves problems,” write Kathy Kelly. “I strongly believe this.” (Photo: Almigdad Mojalli / Wikimedia Commons) Several days ago, I joined an unusual skype […]

Yemen, Poisoned Water, and a Green New Deal

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, December 2, 2018 While U.N. figures suggest that it would take 1% of U.S. military spending to provide the world with clean drinking water, the United States could end the worst cholera epidemic in […]

Okinana Governor Denny Takami speaks out about military bases

Listen to the Governor of Okinawa

By Alexis Dudden, November 12, 2018 From LobeLog The East China Sea seems to have disappeared. Not literally of course, yet only a few years ago around the centennial commemorations of the beginning of World War I, talking heads named […]