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Two-Week Fast Calls for an End to War in Yemen and Dramatic Measures to Avoid Famine

PARTICIPANTS BEGIN IN NYC AND END IN DC. At least twelve people from around the United States and the United Kingdom will undertake a Fast for Yemen, December 29 – January 12, beginning in New York City and closing in […]

Bring the Troops Home, But Also Stop the Bombing

By Medea Benjamin, Nicolas J. S. Davies NATO-led airstrikes during the 2011 bombing of Libya. (Photo: Indy Media) As our nation debates the merits of President Donald Trump’s call for withdrawing U.S. troops from Syria and Afghanistan, absent from the debate […]

With Syria announcement, Trump confronts his own militarist cabal

By Stephen Kinzer   BOSTON GLOBE – DECEMBER 21, 2018 AN ENEMY OF American foreign policy is secretly embedded at the highest level of the Trump administration. This lone figure cleverly hides his subversive views. He pretends to endorse the national security team’s […]

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 […]