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Ken Mayers, Edward Horgan, Tarak Kauff/photo by Ellen Davidson

US Military Veterans Walk Through Ireland To Promote Peace

August 28, 2019 Ken Mayers and Tarak Kauff, both U.S. military veterans, were arrested at Shannon Airport on St. Patrick’s Day for attempting to inspect an Omni International aircraft they believed were carrying U.S. troops and weapons in direct violation of […]

Talk Nation Radio: Barry Sweeney on Global Anti-War Conference Planned in Ireland

Barry Sweeney is a member of the Board of Directors of World BEYOND War. Barry is based in Ireland, but is often in Vietnam and Italy. His background is in education and environmentalism. He taught as a primary school teacher […]

US military use of airport “disaster waiting to happen”, says Limerick activist

By Mike Finnerty, Limerick Leader, August 25, 2019 FOLLOWING last week’s fire on a plane carrying US troops at Shannon peace activists have confirmed that there will be a major anti-war conference in Limerick and Shannon in October. International speakers […]

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Europe Must Oppose Trump

By Jeffrey Sachs, August 20, 2019 From Tikkun With Donald Trump due to visit Europe again for the G7 summit later this month, European leaders have run out of options for dealing with the US president. They have tried to […]

Fire on US Military Contracted Plane at Shannon Airport Raises Serious Questions

By Shannonwatch, August 19, 2019 Shannonwatch are calling for an immediate review of the safety standards applied to US military and military contracted planes at Shannon Airport. A fire on an Omni Air International troop carrier brought the airport to […]

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The Myths, the Silence, and the Propaganda That Keep Nuclear Weapons in Existence

By David Swanson Remarks in Poulsbo, Washington, August 4, 2019 This week, 74 years ago, the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were each hit with a single nuclear bomb that had the power of a third to a half of […]

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Talk Nation Radio: Ed Horgan on Ireland and Peace

Edward Horgan retired from the Irish Defence Forces with the rank of Commandant after 22 years service that included peacekeeping missions with the United Nations in Cyprus and the Middle East. He has worked on over 20 election monitoring missions […]

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Two US Veterans Expose Semi-Colonial State of Ireland

By Will Griffin, July 27, 2019 From The Peace Report Neutrality is an easy concept to understand: don’t invade other countries and don’t take sides in other people’s wars. Yet, Irish Neutrality has for decades aiding the U.S. military in […]

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Environmental Damage Is A War Crime, Scientists Say

By Jordan Davidson, July 25, 2019 From EcoWatch Two dozen prominent scientists from around the world have asked the UN to make environmental damage in conflict zones a war crime. The scientists published their open letter in the journal Nature. The letter, titled […]