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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 […]

When the Irish Ambassador Talks About Independence in Charlottesville

Here’s the description of an event planned for April 2nd at the University of Virginia: “His Excellency Daniel Mulhall, Ambassador of Ireland to the United States, will speak as part of the University of Virginia Center for Politics’ Ambassador Series […]

Dear World, Here’s How to Close Your U.S. Military Bases

Dear Brothers and Sisters, If you live among the Other 96% — that portion of humanity that the U.S. government does not claim to represent, but where the U.S. military maintains some 1,000 major military bases, here are some helpful […]

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 […]

New York City women protesting for peace during World War One

War Erodes Liberties

By Kirk Johnson, March 19, 2019 Do nations that wage more war provide those within their borders with more freedoms? It’s often stated that correlation does not equal causation when presenting scientific data. Attempting to correlate the idea that countries […]