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Journalist Hippolyte Eric Djounguep

The Anglophone Crisis in Cameroon: A New Perspective

By Hippolyte Eric Djounguep, May 24, 2020 The violent conflict between the Cameroonian authorities and the separatists of the two English-speaking regions since October 2016 is steadily worsening. These regions were sub-mandates of the League of Nations (SDN) from 1922 […]

The UN’s Global Ceasefire Must Circumvent the UN

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, May 24, 2020 Two months have gone by since the Secretary General of the United Nations proposed an absolutely necessary global ceasefire. The U.S. government has blocked a vote on the ceasefire in the […]

1960s-era US anti military draft protest

Activists Fought US Military Draft For Decades – They May Soon Have To Again

By Robert Levering, May 19, 2020 From Waging Nonviolence As if there weren’t enough to worry about these days, women soon may be required to register for the military draft. You may not have heard about this development because of […]

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Despite COVID-19, US Military Continues War Practice In Europe And Pacific And Plans For More In 2021

By Ann Wright, May 23, 2020 During the COVID 19 pandemic, not only will the U.S. military have the largest maritime military maneuvers in the world, with Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) coming to the waters off Hawaii August 17-31, […]

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UK Military And Arms Companies Produce More Carbon Emissions Than 60 Individual Countries

By Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis, May 19, 2020 From Daily Maverick The first independent calculation of its kind has found that Britain’s military-industrial sector annually emits more greenhouse gases than 60 individual countries, such as Uganda, which has a population of […]

Reparations of an Economic Hit Man

By David Swanson, World BEYOND War, May 22, 2020 John Perkins, author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man and this TED Talk, has a new book called Touching the Jaguar. You can pre-order it here and get an online […]

Types of Violence

Types Of Violence

By Suman Khanna Aggarwal, May 22, 2020 “The 20th century will be remembered as a century marked by violence. It burdens us with its legacy of mass destruction, of violence inflicted on a scale never seen and never possible before […]

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Fired Watchdog Was Looking Into Saudi Arms Sale

By Matthew Lee, May 18, 2020 From ABC News Congressional Democrats say the State Department watchdog fired by President Donald Trump last week was investigating possible impropriety in a massive arms sale to Saudi Arabia last year, adding new questions to the […]

Policemen stand in formation at a quarantine checkpoint on April 2, 2020 in Marikina, Metro Manila, Philippines. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday ordered law enforcement to "shoot" residents causing "trouble" during lockdown in the country.

Stop the $2 Billion Arms Sale to the Philippines

By Amee Chew, May 20, 2020 From Jacobin On April 30, the US State Department announced two pending arms sales to the Philippines totaling nearly $2 billion. Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Bell Textron, and General Electric are the main weapons manufacturers contracted to profit […]

Video of Building the Peace Movement Teach-In

By World BEYOND War, May 20, 2020