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The Hidden Structure of US Empire

By Nicolas J. S. Davies, January 3, 2019 From Antiwar.org My father was a doctor in the British Royal Navy, and I grew up traveling by troop-ship between the last outposts of the British Empire – Trincomalee, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, […]

A Loose Cannon For Peace?

A Loose Cannon For Peace?

By Bob Koehler, January 3, 2019 Circle the wagons! Apparently what’s under assault is war itself, or so the Establishment believes, in the wake of the shocking announcement by the president that he plans to withdraw all 2,000 U.S. troops […]

Bernie Sanders Starts Mentioning the Military Budget

By David Swanson Bernie Sanders has added the existence of foreign policy onto the bottom of emails like the one below, after having posted a video of himself quoting the usual Eisenhower quotes on military spending. These changes match the […]

Rally at White House on January 7th for Okinawa

At 11 a.m. on January 7, opponents of military base construction in Okinawa will gather in front of the White House in Washington, D.C., in support of a petition which has gathered well over 100,000 signatures. Against the wishes of […]

The Tyranny of Contamination: The US Military is poisoning Okinawa.

By Pat Elder, World BEYOND War, December 31, 2018 High concentrations of the deadly compounds Per-fluoro-octane sulfonate (PFOS) and Per-fluoro-octanoic acid (PFOA), together known as Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been found in the drinking water in communities adjacent […]

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 […]

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A Point of Holiday Agreement: Stop Wasting Money on the Pentagon

By Lindsay Koshgarian From Other Words, December 24, 2018 In this season of (hoped for) peace and goodwill, it’s worth looking for things our divided country can agree on. And since all of us want to be able to trust government […]

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 […]