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Isolationism or Imperialism: You Really Can’t Imagine a Third Possibility?

Of the United Nations’ 18 major human rights treaties, the United States is party to 5, fewer than any other nation on earth, except Bhutan (4), and tied with Malaysia, Myanmar, and South Sudan, a country torn by warfare since […]

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 […]

Demonstrators highlighted the enormous and negative impact of the U.S. military during the 2014 People's Climate March in New York City. (Photo: Stephen Melkisethian/flickr/cc)

Why Green New Deal Advocates Must Address Militarism

By Medea Benjamin and Alice Slater, December 12, 2018 From Common Dreams In the spirit of a new year and a new Congress, 2019 may well be our best and last opportunity to steer our ship of state away from […]

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Talk Nation Radio: Mark Colville Tells Why He Hammered and Poured Blood on Nuclear Weapons

Mark Colville is one of the seven Kings Bay Plowshares activists. We recorded this interview on December 11th 2018, and Mark planned to turn himself in hours later at the Glynn County Jail in Brunswick, Georgia. Learn more: http://kingsbayplowshares7.org https://www.facebook.com/Kingsbayplowshares […]