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An American Casualty of US Economic Sanctions on Iran

By David Hartsough, March 8, 2019 I went to Iran with a peace delegation of 28 Americans organized by Code Pink, a women-led peace activist group. The first day in Iran we had a very fruitful hour-and-half conversation with Javad […]

Video: A Debate Over Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Record

Iran Peace Museum, peace delegation organized by CODE PINK, March 2019

Iran Wants Peace. Will The US Allow Peace With Iran?

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, March 7, 2019 We just returned from nine days in Iran with a 28-person peace delegation organized by CODE PINK. It is clear that people in Iran want two things: To be respected as […]

U.S. Sale of War Planes to New Zealand Faces Popular Resistance in U.S. and New Zealand

By David Swanson, Director of World BEYOND War The U.S. State Department uses public funds and public employees to market private products designed for mass killing to foreign governments. Few corporations have benefitted more from this socialism for the oligarchs […]

The New York Times Is Scared of Peace

By David Swanson, Director of World BEYOND War The New York Times and the people it gives voice to are very worried that Donald Trump may be too much in favor of peace in Korea, more in favor of peace […]

No Bases Necessary in Korea and Okinawa

Dear Americans: No Bases Necessary in Okinawa and South Korea

By Joseph Essertier, February 20, 2019 Event: “Now More than Ever, It Is Time To Remove All the Military Bases!” (Ima koso subete no gunji kichi wo tekkyo saseyou!  Place:  Yomitan Village Locality Promotion Center, Okinawa, Japan Time:  Sunday, February […]

Will the U.S. Senate Let the People of Yemen Live?

UPDATE: The Senate rejected the House’s version because of unrelated AIPAC nonsense the House inserted. So, both houses are set to vote again. By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War In 1973 the War Powers Resolution weakened the U.S. Constitution’s […]

Debate: The US Middle East Peace Plan

From Press TV: The U.S. President Donald Trump has defended his decision to withdraw troops from Syria, claiming that the U.S.-led coalition succeeded in taking nearly all territories held by Daesh terrorists. Trump, however; added that the troops would be […]

Iranian Sanctions: Iraq Redux?

Iranian Sanctions: Iraq Redux?

By Alan Knight with Shahrzad Khayatian, February 8, 2019 Sanctions kill. And like most weapons of modern warfare, they kill indiscriminately and without conscience. In the dozen years between the two Bush wars (Bush I, 1991 and Bush II, 2003), the sanctions […]

Sanctions Kill

Memories of Iraq Sanctions are Still Raw

By Hero Anwar Bzrw and Gayle Morrow, January 31, 2019 From Counterpunch In August of 1990, Saddam Hussein sent Iraqi troops into Kuwait, Iraq’s oil-rich neighbor, mistakenly assuming that other Arab countries in the region and the United States would […]