Peace and Disarmament

21.01.2019

March and Rally to Oppose NATO, War and Racism

March and Rally to Oppose NATO, War and Racism

Saturday, March 30, 2019, 1 pm, Lafayette Park, Washington DC. Promoted by the Coalition Against U.S. Foreign Military Bases       GLOBAL U.S. TROOPS PRESENCE (source: Quora.com)  … »

17.01.2019

America Has Its Gunsights on Venezuela

America Has Its Gunsights on Venezuela

By Vijay Prashad 1 Source: Independent Media Institute This article was produced by Globetrotter, a project of the Independent Media Institute.   Last Thursday—on January… »

17.01.2019

Top 10 Reasons Not to Love NATO

Top 10 Reasons Not to Love NATO

The New York Times loves NATO, but should you? Judging by comments in social media and the real world, millions of people in the United States have gone from having little or no opinion on NATO, or from opposing NATO as the world’s biggest military force responsible for disastrous wars in places… »

16.01.2019

The Memo That Helped Kill a Half Million People in Syria

The Memo That Helped Kill a Half Million People in Syria

The memo shows the advice Hillary Clinton was getting to plunge the U.S. deeper into the Syrian war. The memo has again become relevant as Trump seeks to extricate the U.S. By Daniel Lazare First published here   A memo sent to Hillary Clinton… »

16.01.2019

US to begin INF Treaty withdrawal from February 2, Washington confirms

US to begin INF Treaty withdrawal from February 2, Washington confirms

The US will begin its withdrawal from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty with Russia on February 1, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control Andrea Thompson has said. The US’ unilateral withdrawal from the treaty – originally signed by the United States and Russia in 1987 – comes after negotiations… »

16.01.2019

UN Security Council approves dozens of monitors for Yemen’s Hudaydah truce

UN Security Council approves dozens of monitors for Yemen’s Hudaydah truce

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously approved the deployment of dozens of observers to the strategic Yemeni port city of Hudaydah for six months to monitor a truce reached during the latest round of UN-sponsored peace negotiations in Sweden last month. The 75 unarmed monitors will be sent to Hudaydah,… »

16.01.2019

Swedish pension fund to abandon nuclear weapons investments

Swedish pension fund to abandon nuclear weapons investments

Today Sweden’s fourth national pension fund company, AP4, announced via a press statement that it is to divest from firms involved in the production of nuclear weapons, such as Airbus, Boeing and Raytheon.  In June last year, AP4 had more than 2.5 billion Swedish kronor (around 250… »

15.01.2019

Banning the bomb, smashing the patriarchy | Ray Acheson

Ray Acheson, from Reaching Critical Will, the disarmament wing of the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom talks about nuclear weapons in the conext of the patriarchal system in which we live today. Transcript: Who has the biggest nuclear button?  No, I’m serious.  This is a real foreign… »

15.01.2019

Global Wars and Peace: Insanity against Humanity: What is Next?

Global Wars and Peace:  Insanity against Humanity:  What is Next?

“The road to hell is paved with good conventions.” (Bert Rolling, The Law of War and National Jurisdiction since 1945). By Mahboob A Khawaja, PhD. The Global Conventions Betrayed the Humanity The UNO, The Geneva Conventions, The Hague Conventions, The Declaration of Human Rights, The Human Rights… »

10.01.2019

The new congress needs to create a green planet at peace

The new congress needs to create a green planet at peace

by Medea Benjamin and Alice Slater. A deafening chorus of negative grumbling from the left, right, and center of the US political spectrum in response to Trump’s decision to remove US troops from Syria and halve their numbers in Afghanistan appears to have slowed down his attempt to bring our… »

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