weapons

US Vets call upon President Obama to ease off and rethink on Middle East

VFP Issues Press Release In Response to President Obama’s Speech This Week VFP is calling on the President to: Make diplomacy the number one priority with all interested parties and without pre-conditions. Stop the airstrikes because the Sunni leaders and…

This is what the disarmament and anti-war groups are up against…

Disarmament Digest Monday 23 November 2015 News: Nuclear: Russia resumes nuclear trade with Iran as sanctions lifted Russia will resume exporting nuclear technology to Iran, President Vladimir Putin has decreed on a visit to Tehran. Russia says it will help…

Stopping the arms fair in London

Part of this email was written to you from inside a body bag outside the Cutty Sark. We were there to get in the way of a lavish drinks reception, hosted by arms company BAE Systems to woo delegates to…

Why Arming Kiev Is a Really, Really Bad Idea

Washington pundits are jumping on a proposal to send weapons to Ukraine. Here’s why they all need to take a deep breath. By Stephen M. Walt February 9, 2015 http://foreignpolicy.com/2015/02/09/how-not-to-save-ukraine-arming-kiev-is-a-bad-idea/?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=*Editors%20Picks&utm_campaign=2014_EditorsPicksRS2%2F9 Should the United States start arming Ukraine, so it can…

Shipping death and destruction in Syria

“The weapons of choice in (today’s) new conflicts are not big-ticket items like long-range missiles, tanks, and fighter planes, but small and frighteningly accessible weapons ranging from handguns, carbines, and assault rifles on up to machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades, and…

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