Peace and Disarmament

04.04.2019

NATO – 70 years too many

NATO – 70 years too many

By Kate Hudson, CND General Secretary As we head for NATO’s 70th birthday, it’s time to assess the nuclear-armed military alliance that came into being to ensure western military superiority during the Cold War. Most strikingly, during its first 40 years of existence – namely the Cold War, NATO… »

03.04.2019

NATO Interrupted

NATO Interrupted

Wednesday morning an event was held in a building overlooking Freedom Plaza in Washington, D.C., at an organization called the Center for European Policy Analysis, which is funded by: FireEye, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Bell Helicopters, BAE systems, the U.S. State Department, the Pentagon, National Endowment for Democracy, the U.S. Mission… »

30.03.2019

Groundbreaking judgement on Germany’s role in US drone program

Groundbreaking judgement on Germany’s role in US drone program

YEMENI CLAIMANTS WIN CASE IN GERMANY: GERMAN GOVERNMENT MUST ENSURE THAT US RESPECTS INTERNATIONAL LAW AT RAMSTEIN Münster/Berlin, 19 March 2019 – In the case Bin Ali Jaber v Germany, the Higher Administrative Court in Münster found in favor of the claimants from Yemen on key aspects. Germany must now… »

29.03.2019

No war on Venezuela, join US March 30, 1 pm at the White House

No war on Venezuela, join US March 30, 1 pm at the White House

People Are Coming To Washington, DC On Sat. March 30 From Around The World And Across The United States To Confront NATO And Defend Venezuela. This Week, Foreign Ministers Of NATO Nations Are Coming To Washington, DC. On Their Agenda Is War And Military Action Against Venezuela. Antiwar Activists Will… »

29.03.2019

NATO is coming to Washington D.C. We’re organizing a peace festival to unwelcome them.

NATO is coming to Washington D.C. We’re organizing a peace festival to unwelcome them.

Wednesday April 3: Bring No to NATO and Yes to Peace posters and meet from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. at the Shepherd Statue at… »

29.03.2019

Dismay as India joins the ‘Star Wars’ club

Dismay as India joins the ‘Star Wars’ club

Pressenza publishes here the press release from the Indian Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace on the recent testing of the country’s anti-satellite weapon system. The Coalition for Nuclear Disarmament and Peace (CNDP) takes serious note of the dramatic declaration of the Indian Prime Minister, on March… »

29.03.2019

Trump & Congress Love NATO, We Love Peace

Trump & Congress Love NATO, We Love Peace

By David Swanson The head of NATO is visiting the White House and Congress next week to be publicly praised by the U.S. President and both big political parties. For more on how they love NATO, keep reading. The foreign ministers of the NATO nations are meeting at the State Department… »

28.03.2019

Ukraine: US arms sales making big business money while ordinary people pay the price

Ukraine: US arms sales making big business money while ordinary people pay the price

Liana Semchuk, University of Oxford for The Conversation Selling lethal weapons to Ukraine is the equivalent of pouring kerosene onto a flame. But ongoing hostilities between Ukraine and Russia – including the Kerch strait crisis, which began late last year when Russia intercepted three Ukrainian vessels and… »

24.03.2019

Love Letter From Kabul to Okinawa, the Outrageous Abolition of War

Love Letter From Kabul to Okinawa, the Outrageous Abolition of War

By Dr Hakim* 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 the wonderful energies of 15-year-old Inaam at the Borderfree Nonviolence Community Centre. Inaam has to polish… »

21.03.2019

Five Benefits of Life Without NATO

Five Benefits of Life Without NATO

By David Swanson 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 from which to attack the Middle East, and gets to trade… »

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