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Inaam (left), Habib (right) and I (photographer) sharing a good laugh at the Borderfree Nonviolence Community Centre in Kabul

Love Letter From Kabul to Okinawa: the Outrageous Abolition of War

By Dr. “Hakim” Wee Teck Young, March 25, 2019 I decided to write this ninth love letter specially to Inaam, the 21st century generations of the world and the people of Okinawa because of three personal reasons. I miss having […]

WBW News: Unwelcoming NATO Video

It’s almost time to unwelcome NATO! Watch and share this new video about our upcoming events on April 3rd and 4th. We now know where the NATO nations’ foreign ministers will be meeting on the 4th as well as what […]

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 […]

Women Call For a Korean Peace Treaty

Korea Peace Now! Cooperation Continuing Despite Stalled Dialogue With US

By Ann Wright, March 21, 2019 While U.S.-North Korean contact is stalled, relations between North Korea and South Korea continue to increase.  Encouraging worldwide support for a peace agreement for the Korean peninsula, a consortium of four international women’s groups […]

Rashid reprograms himself for nonviolent peace

Love Letter from Smoky Kabul: Nonviolent Versus Violent Peace in Afghanistan and the World

Dear Friends, “Salam (peace)!” is how Afghans greet one another, some of them simultaneously placing a hand over their hearts. But, while everyone including Afghans wants peace, the Afghan Peace Volunteers and I have observed that the human species appears […]

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. […]

10 cancer deaths in one family at Peterson AFB where PFAS was found at concentrations of 88,400 ppt in water sources.

The PFAS Contamination Crisis: US Military Poisons Hundreds of Communities

By Pat Elder, March 15, 2019 Military Times recently reported that 16 relatives from one family living close to Peterson Air Force Base near Colorado Springs have been diagnosed with cancer and 10 have died. Local water sources are contaminated with […]

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 […]