NATO summit

NATO summit and its protest marches

As the NATO Summit in Madrid gets underway on 29 June, its detractors are already in their thousands and thousands of people all over Spain and the world. It is worth noting that Spain joined NATO in May 1982, a…

Activists turn Madrid Army War College into Peace School ahead of NATO Summit

More than fifty activists from different parts of Spain and linked to various anti-militarist, environmental, feminist, trade union and climate protection organisations have carried out a nonviolent direct action at the Army War College in Madrid. The groups that took…

Activists fall “inert” in front of Guernica in peace protest

Action carried out at the Reina Sofia Museum in Madrid, in front of Picasso’s Guernica (Image by Rebellion or Extinction and Youth for Climate) In an action for peace, activists acted out a grotesque scene to point out that war…

Anti-NATO in Madrid

Four days before the NATO summit in Madrid and by way of a “welcome”, the “Summit for Peace. NATO NO” prelude to the demonstration against NATO and the wars, which will be held on Sunday 26th and of which we…

NATO’s 4th Crises: The 2 Per Cent Goal as Defense Illiteracy

By Jan Oberg Political NATO’s London Summit on December 3 and 4, 2019 displays the deep political crisis of the 70-year-old alliance: Only a dinner and a short meeting, no statement to be issued, quarrels among the leading military members, accusations, substantial…

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…

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,…

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…

Peace Activists Gather in Brussels to say No to War – No to NATO

By Pat Elder, World BEYOND War The weekend of July 7th and 8th witnessed the European peace movement come together in Brussels, Belgium to send a clear message to the world community, “No to war – No to NATO!” The mass demonstration on Saturday and…

Craig Murray: No need For NATO

A NATO summit approaches that brings Donald Trump to Europe and then on to these shores, and brings the usual clamour for more of the taxpayers’ money to be given to arms manufacturers. Yet NATO is a demonstrably useless institution.…

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