International issues

NATO Allies Refuse to Send More Combat Troops to Afghanistan

Rejected USA request to send more combat troops to Afghanistan

It’s Time To Get Rid Of Nuclear Weapons

The destructive force of nuclear weapons in the world today is hundreds of millions of times more powerful than that of the atom bomb dropped in Hiroshima in 1945. President Barack Obama’s proposal to reduce atomic warhead arsenals by 80 percent has given rise to the hope of eradicating the threat of nuclear proliferation

Obama and Medvedev Announce Nuclear Reduction

‘Although the (nuclear) threat has been greatly diminished since the end of the Cold War, it continues to be the greatest threat against humanity’, declared Obama.

Aid Groups Warn Against Afghan Military Escalation

An increased military occupation of Afghanistan will lead to a rise in civilian deaths.

Activists to Hold 2-Day Wall Street Protest

Protest against the financial bailout and the ongoing US occupations of Iraq and Afghanistan

World Physicians issue medical appeal to Obama, Medvedev for elimination of nuclear weapons

More than 300 of the world’s top physicians have called on US President Barack Obama and Russian President Dmitri Medvedev to “end the nuclear weapons era once and for all.”

The World March for Peace and Nonviolence: a humanist proposal

The World March aims to generate consciousness of the dangerous global situation in which we are living, a situation marked by the heightened probability of nuclear conflict, a renewed arms race, and the violent military occupation of foreign territories. It’s a proposal for an unprecedented mobilization, advanced by the Humanist Movement through one of its organizations, World Without Wars

US-Russia Talks

President Obama: “I believe [what] we’ve begun today is a very constructive dialog that will allow us to work on issues of mutual interest, like the reduction of nuclear weapons and the strengthening of our nonproliferation treaties”

US, Russia to Discuss Nuke Deal

Democracy Now! – The Obama administration is set to open talks today on a new arms control deal with Russia

Pentagon Memo: Drop “War on Terror”

The Obama administration prefers to avoid using the term ‘Long War’ or ‘Global War on Terror.’

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