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A broken clock

Trump’s Broken-Clock Foreign Policy

By Bill Lueders, April 13, 2019 Donald Trump loves tyrants. He trusts them absolutely. He believes Russia’s Vladimir Putin over his own national security team. He’s touted his “great relationship” with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, a known proponent of extrajudicial mass […]

Fatou Bensouda

Why Fatou Bensouda’s Visa Was Revoked

By Robert C. Koehler, April 14, 2019 How dare she question the sanctity of American militarism? As national security adviser John Bolton declared last fall, the International Criminal Court constitutes “an assault on the constitutional rights of the American people and the […]

Bullets

Divesting Temple from the War Machine

By Hal Conte, April 2, 2019 From Freely Magazine A consortium of 90 anti-war, peace and environmental groups are seeking to divest Temple University and other colleges as well as municipalities citywide and nationwide from weapons manufacturers and military contractors, […]

Mairead Maguire Requests Permission to Visit Assange

By Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate, Co-Founder, Peace People Northern Ireland, Member of World BEYOND War Advisory Board Mairead Maguire has requested UK Home Office for permission to visit her friend Julian Assange whom this year she has nominated for […]

A US Soldier at Uijeongbu

Fewer Americans Want To Serve In The Military. Cue Pentagon Panic.

By William M. Arkin, April 10, 2019 From The Guardian Donald Trump’s three-quarters-of-a-trillion-dollar defense budget request submitted to Congress last month contains a dirty secret, one that should make us all think twice about perpetual war and public support for it. […]

10 Reasons Assange Should Walk Free

By David Swanson, Director, World BEYOND War Governments’ (monstrous and criminal) behavior should not be secret. People should know what their government is doing, and what a powerful foreign government is doing to their own countries. The actual results of […]

Talk Nation Radio: Vijay Mehta on How Not to Go to War

Talk Nation Radio: Vijay Mehta on How Not to Go to War

Vijay Mehta is an author and peace activist. He is Chair of Uniting for Peace and founding Trustee of Fortune Forum Charity. His notable books include ‘The Economics of Killing’ (Pluto Press, 2012) and ‘Peace Beyond Borders’ (New Internationalist, 2016). […]

Patrick J. Hiller

Why Refusing To Label Iran’s Revolutionary Guard As A Terror Organization Keeps Us Out Of War

By Patrick J. Hiller, April 11, 2019 A “Twitter-stamp” by Secretary of State Pompeo made it official. Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is now designated as a foreign terrorist organization. “We must help the people of Iran get back their […]

Maureen Sullivan, US Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Environment

U.S. Senate Goes Easy on Pentagon Environmental Chief As She Testifies on PFAS Contamination

By Pat Elder, Civilian Exposure, April 10, 2019 This is how I would have handled the questioning as a U.S. Senator. Ms. Maureen Sullivan, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Environment, testified in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on […]

Blase Bonpane

Blase Bonpane Will Be Badly Missed

Blase Bonpane has died. He was a member of World BEYOND War’s Speakers Bureau. Bonpane was the director of the Office of the Americas. He served on the faculties of UCLA and California State University Northridge. His articles have been […]