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Mayor from Okinawa Comes to Washington to Oppose Marine Base

Protesting Militarizing Space

War and Peace in Korea and Vietnam – a Journey of Peace

By David Hartsough I have recently returned from three weeks in Korea and Vietnam, countries which have in the past suffered and are still suffering from the ravages of war. Korea — North and South are caught in the tragic […]

Public Health Experts Identify Militarism As Threat

Public Health Experts Identify Militarism As Threat

A remarkable article appears in the June 2014 issue of the American Journal of Public Health.  (Also available as free PDF here.) The authors, experts in public health, are listed with all their academic credentials: William H. Wiist, DHSc, MPH, […]

UK is first western state to be investigated for war crimes by international court

UK is first western state to be investigated for war crimes by international court

By Ian Cobain, Stop The War Coalition The international criminal court’s decision to investigate allegations of war crimes places the UK in the company of countries such as the Central African Republic, Colombia and Afghanistan. Baha Mousa, Iraqi hotel receptionist […]

A Dialogue: Can We End War?

اعلامیه صلح

“من می فهمم که جنگ و نظامی گری به عوض که ما را حفاظت نماید , امنیت ما را کمتر می کند، جنگ و نظامی گری بزرگسالان، کودکان و اطفال را می کشند، زخمی می کنند و به ذهن و […]

د سولې اعلاميه

 ” زه پوهېږم چې جنګ او پوځيتوب ددې پر ځای چې زموږ ساتنه وکړي، امنيت مو خرابوي. جنګ او پوځيتوب مو مشران، کشران او ماشومان وژني، ټپي کوي يې او پر ذهن او رواني حالت يې اغېزه کوي. چاپيريال مو […]

Everybody’s Got Afghanistan Wrong

Everybody’s Got Afghanistan Wrong

This goes deeper than the usual war lies. We’ve had plenty of those. We weren’t told the Taliban was willing to turn bin Laden over to a neutral nation to stand trial. We weren’t told the Taliban was a reluctant […]

The Wars to End All War

The Wars to End All War

by Robert C. Koehler, CommonDreams In Ukraine, a war looms that few understand. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) “Peace, as we have seen, is not an order natural to mankind: it is artificial, intricate and highly volatile. All kinds of preconditions are […]