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12.06.2018

Joint statement by Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

Joint statement by Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un

Pressenza publishes here the full text of the statement issued by President Trump of the USA and Chairman Kim of North Korea. President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong-un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) held… »

12.06.2018

ICAN Singapore Summit Response Press Release

ICAN Singapore Summit Response Press Release

As Kim Jong-un and Donald Trump signed an “agreement” in Singapore today, ICAN welcomes the diplomatic efforts but warns that only a process based in international law and existing treaty frameworks will achieve nuclear disarmament and fully denuclearise the Korean Peninsula. ICAN’s Executive Director Beatrice Fihn said, “Trump just pulled… »

13.01.2018

Alarming changes to the US nuclear posture

Alarming changes to the US nuclear posture

On the order of President Trump, the US Department of Defense is currently concluding a sweeping review of the United States’ nuclear policy – a “nuclear posture review” ­– expected to be released at the end of this month. But already now, the text has leaked and shows that the… »

13.01.2018

Leaked Trump Nuclear Posture Review aims to continue Obama weapons modernization, with significant tweaks

Leaked Trump Nuclear Posture Review aims to continue Obama weapons modernization, with significant tweaks

By Greg Mello of the Los Alamos Study Group. Aims to Restore Nuclear-tipped Cruise Missiles on Some Attack Submarines Calls for Low-Yield Submarine Ballistic Missile Warhead Option Ends “Interoperable” Warhead Program Retains 1.2 Megaton Bomb A leaked “pre-decisional” copy of the Trump Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) was published last… »

15.11.2017

Time for Truth and Reconciliation for the US and Russia

Time for Truth and Reconciliation for the US and Russia

By Alice Slater NATO’s recent provocative decision to build up its military forces across Europe by sending four new multinational battalions to Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Poland, comes at a time of great turmoil and intense questioning of global security with new forces for both good and evil straining to… »

08.11.2017

One Year After Hell Froze Over

One Year After Hell Froze Over

Danny Katch, author of the new book When Bad Governments Happen to Good People, looks back at the election that gave us the nightmare that is Donald Trump. ONE YEAR ago on November 8, Donald Trump was elected the leader of the most powerful nation on the planet,… »

13.10.2017

What About Weinstein’s Public Offenses?

What About Weinstein’s Public Offenses?

By David Swanson Harvey Weinstein, I’ve just read, is “the disgraced Pulp Fiction producer.” But isn’t someone who encourages millions of people to think of murder and torture as super cool and fun already pre-disgraced? Doesn’t he arrive in the locked office with the actress cowering in the corner already… »

13.10.2017

Trump Moves Towards War with Iran

Trump Moves Towards War with Iran

By Jan Oberg With his speech today – half an hour ago – U.S. President Trump has taken a huge step into uncharted territories. One that implies a 60-75% risk of leading to a US attack on Iran. Behind him stands the hardline militarists whom he has himself appointed. Secondly,… »

26.09.2017

In Defiance Of Trump Threats, US Athletes Protest Police Repression

In Defiance Of Trump Threats, US Athletes Protest Police Repression

By Patrick Martin Hundreds of National Football League players took part in symbolic protest actions against police violence Sunday, kneeling or sitting during the playing of the US national anthem before professional football games, or locking arms with those who did. Dozens of players have been taking part in such… »

19.09.2017

The Best Speech Yet From Any U.S. President

The Best Speech Yet From Any U.S. President

By David Swanson In planning an upcoming conference aimed at challenging the institution of war, to be held at American University September 22-24, I can’t help but be drawn to the speech a U.S. president gave at American University a little more than 50 years ago. Whether or not… »

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