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How Do Weapons Makers Sleep At Night?

How Do Weapons Makers Sleep At Night?

By David Swanson, September 11, 2018 A new report by Medea Benjamin and Nicolas Davies “focuses on the five largest U.S. arms manufacturers — Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Raytheon, Northrop Grumman and General Dynamics — and their dealings with three repressive nations: Saudi […]

Legalizing Peace Is Far from Simple

Legalizing Peace Is Far from Simple

by David Swanson, September 10, 2018. As the U.S. government simultaneously threatens the International Criminal Court for even acting as if it might prosecute the United States for crimes in Afghanistan (a topic “investigated” for years now, while the ICC […]

Petition and Events to Say No to an 18th Year of War on Afghanistan

Petition and Events to Say No to an 18th Year of War on Afghanistan

The United States is threatening sanctions against judges at the International Criminal Court should they continue their years-long investigation into the U.S. war on Afghanistan — a war which, in less than a month, will begin its 18th year. A […]

World BEYOND War News: new book, new billboards, new events

World BEYOND War News: new book, new billboards, new events

A Global Security System: An Alternative to War (2018-19 Edition) is now available. Get a free copy by registering and attending #NoWar2018. AGSS is World BEYOND War’s blueprint for an alternative security system – one in which peace is pursued […]

Explainer: the role of foreign military forces in Niger

Explainer: the role of foreign military forces in Niger

September 9, 2018, The Conversation. Niger is one of the most militarised countries in Africa. In November 2017, this came to wider notice when four American Special Forces soldiers and at least four of their Nigerien counterparts died in an […]

World Peace Through Law: Replacing War With the Global Rule of Law

World Peace Through Law: Replacing War With the Global Rule of Law

by James Taylor Ranney This article is a synopsis of James Ranney’s new book, World Peace Through Law. Purchase the book here1 We must end war. Whether we realize it or not, how to avoid a nuclear war is the […]

New Peace Billboards Are Up in New York City

New Peace Billboards Are Up in New York City

Why I’m Going to Ireland to Try to Fix the United States

Why I’m Going to Ireland to Try to Fix the United States

By David Swanson, September 4, 2018 The United States spends about five times what China does on its military. And it spends more just on its military bases in other people’s countries than any country other than itself or China […]

War no more | An interview with David Swanson

War no more | An interview with David Swanson

David Swanson, in Interview, September 3, 2018, The MOON. David Swanson is an author, activist, journalist, and radio host. He is director of WorldBeyondWar.org and campaign coordinator for RootsAction.org. A prolific writer, his books include War Is a Lie, When the World Outlawed War, War […]

Fatou Bensouda of the International Criminal Court

International Criminal Court Prosecutor warns Israel about Gaza killings

In a statement on 8 April 2018, the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Fatou Bensouda, warned that those responsible for the killing of Palestinians near the Gaza border with Israel might be prosecuted by the ICC.  She said: “It is with grave […]

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