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Pelosi and McConnell: Cranking Up Bipartisan Madness for NATO

By Norman Solomon, March 28, 2019 When Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell teamed up to invite NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg to address a joint session of Congress, they had every reason to expect the April 3 speech to be […]

20 years later: the victims of NATO’s use of uranium weapons in the Balkans must finally be helped

Berlin, March 24, 2019  Joint Statement by ICBUW (Int. Coalition to Ban Uranium Weapons), IALANA (Int. Association of Lawyers Against Nuclear Arms), IPPNW (Int. Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War) (each German sections), IPB (Int. Peace Bureau), Friedensglockengesellschaft (Peace […]

NATO’s 1999 bombing of Belgrade are still visible in the Serbian city today.

‘Surrounded by the Fire of War’: Remembering NATO’s 1999 Aggression in Yugoslavia

By Greta Zarro, March 21, 2019 From The Progressive “The burning city was abandoned by those who had means,” writes Ana Maria Gower. “Alone on the empty street, surrounded by the fire of war, I felt that death is seconds away. I […]

Yes to Peace, No to NATO

Five Benefits of Life Without NATO

By David Swanson, March 20, 2019 This week, war industry employee Hans Binnendijk claimed in the weapons-advertisement conveyance Defense News that we all get five big benefits from NATO: Russia refrains from seizing Eastern Europe. The United States gets to have bases in Europe […]

Two U.S. Veterans For Peace Refused Bail, Charged with Trespassing at Shannon Airport

Two U.S. Veterans For Peace Refused Bail at Ennis District Court Charged with Trespass and Causing Criminal Damage at Shannon Airport Monday 18 March A group of seven US Veterans for Peace took part in a protest against the U.S. […]

The Backwash of War by Ellen N. La Motte

Lost Generations: Past, Present and Future

By Alan Knight, March 15, 2019 From 1899 to 1902, Ellen La Motte trained as a nurse at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. From 1914 to 1916, she cared for wounded and dying French soldiers, first in a hospital in Paris […]

How Not to Go to War

By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War If you saw a book in Barnes and Noble called “How Not to Go to War,” wouldn’t you assume it was a guide to the proper equipment every good warrior should have when […]

What’s NATO Ever Done? Nuclear-Armed Terrorist Organization creates enemies

By John LaForge In April 2019, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) will celebrate its 70th anniversary in Washington, D.C. In view of the alliance’s war zone atrocities, attacks on civilians, civilian objects, and abuse of prisoners, anti-war demonstrations will […]

No To NATO - Yes To Peace - April 2019, Washington DC

Has NATO Met Its Match?

By David Swanson, March 6, 2019 Despite claims by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to have defeated its own troops using Facebook (and, really, what plot to take over a high school hasn’t done that?), the biggest challenge NATO will face this […]

Announcing NoWar2019 in Limerick, Ireland, October 5-6

We’re excited to announce our fourth annual conference, combined with a rally. Learn more and register here: https://worldbeyondwar.org/nowar2019