26.03.2015 Pressenza Budapest

NATO and Russia—a tragedy unfolding

NATO and Russia—a tragedy unfolding

By Gunnar Westberg, IPPNW. In 1984 a group from IPPNW Sweden met with the Norwegian general Tönne Huitfeldt, at that time Chief of the Military Staff of NATO. He was a man with great confidence in himself and in the military system. “General Huitfeldt,” we asked, “when you work with … »

21.03.2015 Tony Robinson

Czechs object to US military show of strength: “Tanks? No, thanks!”

Czechs object to US military show of strength: “Tanks?  No, thanks!”

Czech anti-war campaigners have launched a new campaign to focus opposition to the proposed procession of US military equipment through the country having completed military exercises in the Baltic as part of “Operation Atlantic Resolve”. The US is building up its military capacity by upgrading its hardware and increasing numbers … »

23.11.2014 Redazione Italia

Uncomplicated, in Afghanistan

Uncomplicated, in Afghanistan

By Kathy Kelly On November 7, 2014, while visiting Kabul, the Secretary General of NATO Jens Stoltenberg noted that  NATO will soon launch a new chapter, a new non-combat mission in Afghanistan. But it’s difficult to spot the new … »

22.10.2014 Human Wrongs Watch

Europe Is Positioning Itself Outside World Arena

  Human Wrongs Watch By Roberto Savio* Rome, 22 October 2014 — The new European Commission looks more like an experiment in balancing opposite forces than an institution that is run by some kind of governance. It will probably end up being paralysed by internal conflicts, which is the … »

05.06.2014 Silvia Swinden

A Russian chicken and a NATO egg. Or, is it the other way round?

A Russian chicken and a NATO egg. Or, is it the other way round?

Democracy Now! reports that “President Obama has met with Ukrainian president-elect Petro Poroshenko as part of a continued swing through Europe. Obama sat down with Poroshenko in Poland after calling on Congress to support a $1 billion plan to ramp up the U.S. military presence across the European continent. »

16.10.2012 Pressenza IPA

Scotland – In or Out of NATO?

Scotland – In or Out of NATO?

With Scotland in the process of organising a referendum on its status in or out of the United Kingdom, the question of what to with the UK’s nuclear weapons based in Faslane are an issue of great interest to the anti-nuclear movement.  Pressenza publishes here a press release by the … »



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