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Rendering of proposed military radar base in Hawaii

Homeland Defense Radar Will Not Protect Hawaii

By Lynda Williams, June 20, 2020 From Honolulu Civil Beat After more than a year of meetings with neighborhood boards and local Native Hawaiian groups, the Missile Defense Agency effectively cancelled the proposed Homeland Defense Radar for Hawaii by not […]

Women Cross DMZ in Korea

It’s Time To End America’s Longest War – In Korea

By Gar Smith, June 19, 2020 From Berkeley Daily Planet It’s Korea, not Afghanistan, that lays claim to the forlorn title: “America’s longest war.” This is because the Korean conflict never officially ended. Instead, it was suspended following a military […]

Peace Letters in Yemen

By peace journalist Salem Bin Sahel from Yemen (@pjyemen on Instagram) and Terese Teoh from Singapore (@aletterforpeace), World BEYOND War, June 19, 2020 These letters are in Arabic here. Yemen war: Letter from a Houthi to a member of Hadi’s govt […]

Chagos

How the United States Stole an Island

By Johnny Harris, June 9, 2020

Peace group says Government should have bought Air NZ planes instead of $1.5b Hercules

From 1 News, New Zealand, June 6, 2020 The Government’s decision to buy five new Super Hercules aircraft for $1.5 billion is being criticised by a national peace organisation. The Government confirmed on Friday they will be replacing the RNZAF’s […]

Pentagon aerial photo

Who Are the Secret Puppet-Masters Behind Trump’s War on Iran?

May 29, 2020 By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J S Davies On May 6th, President Trump vetoed a war powers bill specifying that he must ask Congress for authorization to use military force against Iran. Trump’s “maximum pressure” campaign of deadly […]

Graphic from Hawaii Peace and Justice

Despite COVID-19, US Military Continues War Practice In Europe And Pacific And Plans For More In 2021

By Ann Wright, May 23, 2020 During the COVID 19 pandemic, not only will the U.S. military have the largest maritime military maneuvers in the world, with Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) coming to the waters off Hawaii August 17-31, […]

Policemen stand in formation at a quarantine checkpoint on April 2, 2020 in Marikina, Metro Manila, Philippines. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday ordered law enforcement to "shoot" residents causing "trouble" during lockdown in the country.

Stop the $2 Billion Arms Sale to the Philippines

By Amee Chew, May 20, 2020 From Jacobin On April 30, the US State Department announced two pending arms sales to the Philippines totaling nearly $2 billion. Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Bell Textron, and General Electric are the main weapons manufacturers contracted to profit […]

Netanyahu press conference

With Apparently Fabricated Documents, Netanyahu Pushed US Towards War With Iran

By Gareth Porter, May 5, 2020 From The Grayzone President Donald Trump scrapped the nuclear deal with Iran and continued to risk war with Iran based on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s claim to have proven definitively that Iran was […]

Opening of UNIDIR’s project “Middle East Weapons of Mass Destruction Free Zone”. From a UN Office of Disarmament Affairs report on October 17, 2019.

Keep Pushing For WMDFZ In The Middle East

By Odile Hugonot Haber, May 5, 2020 From Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) first endorsed calls for the establishment of a Nuclear Weapon Free Zone (NWFZ) in a resolution approved in December […]