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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 […]

Tokyoites Stand with Okinawans as the Final Stage of the Killing of the Henoko Coral Begins

By Joseph Essertier, Coordinator, Japan for a World BEYOND War, 17 December 2018 On US television, in US newspapers, and on US-based Internet news sites this week there is a near-perfect silence as our government begins to build in earnest, […]

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 […]

The devastation of Henoko is part of a larger, world-wide U.S. imperialist footprint. What happens in Okinawa matters for Indigenous peoples everywhere. (Photo: AFP)

Stand With Okinawa

By Moé Yonamine From Common Dreams, December 12, 2018 “Don’t cry here,” an 86-year-old Okinawan grandmother I had never met before told me. She stood next to me and took my hand. I had been visiting my family in Okinawa […]

Mark Colville at Talk Nation Radio

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 […]

Gunboats in Sea of Azov

Background To The Present Russia/Ukraine Crisis

By Phil Wilayto, December 6, 2018 Tensions between Russia and Ukraine have risen sharply following the Nov. 25 seizure of two Ukrainian gunboats and a tug and the detention of 24 Ukrainian sailors by vessels of the Russian Border Guard. […]

Seeing Yemen from Jeju Island

By Kathy Kelly People digging through rubble in war-torn Yemen. “Killing people, through war or starvation, never solves problems,” write Kathy Kelly. “I strongly believe this.” (Photo: Almigdad Mojalli / Wikimedia Commons) Several days ago, I joined an unusual skype […]