Senate Goes Easy On Pentagon Polluters

By Pat Elder, Civilian Exposure. -

Ms. Maureen Sullivan, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Environment, testified in front of the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works on March 28, 2019. The hearing focused [...]

Okinawa Rally Urges Japan, US Gov’ts To Scrap Base Relocation Plan

By Staff, Mainichi.jp -

NAHA (Kyodo) -- A rally of thousands of Okinawa residents on Saturday urged the Japanese and U.S. governments to scrap a plan to relocate a controversial U.S. air base within the southern [...]

America’s Most Contaminated Military Bases

By Pat Elder, Militarypoisons.org -

I drove across the country with my daughter Holly last week to draw attention to the reckless behavior of the military as it continues to poison the waters in communities across the country. We [...]

Okinawan People Vote By 72% To Oppose US Military Base, But Abe Moves Ahead Anyway

By Staff, Asahi.com -

NAHA--Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki proclaimed that the decisive 72 percent opposed to the relocation of a U.S. military base within Okinawa Prefecture in a referendum on Feb. 24 shows the "firm [...]

Top Iraqi Scholar Rejects Trump’s Plan For ‘US base’ In Iraq

By Staff, Aljazeera.com -

Iraq's most senior Shia religious scholar on Wednesday joined a chorus of criticism aimed at President Donald Trump who said US troops should stay in the country to keep an eye on neighbouring [...]

US Will Retain A Military Base In Syria Despite Withdrawal

By Nauman Sadiq, Globalresearch.ca -

The revelation hardly comes as a surprise, though, as John Bolton alluded to maintaining long-term US military presence at the al-Tanf base during his visit to Jerusalem on January 6. The al-Tanf [...]

Okinawa Activists Petition White House To Stop Military Base Construction

By John Zangas, Dcmediagroup.us -

Washington, DC — Peace activists are calling for the U.S. government to call off plans for a massive military construction project on the Japanese island of Okinawa. On January 7, a fourth [...]

Smithsonian: US Is At Global War

By Stephanie Savell and 5W Infographics, Smithsonian Magazine -

More than 17 years later, the Global War on Terrorism initiated by President George W. Bush is truly global, with Americans actively engaged in countering terrorism in 80 nations on six [...]

Bases, Bases, Everywhere…Except In The Pentagon’s Report

By Nick Turse, Countercurrents.org -

The U.S. military is finally withdrawing (or not) from its base at al-Tanf. You know, the place that the Syrian government long claimed was a training ground for Islamic State (ISIS) fighters; [...]

Tokyo Solidarity With Okinawa Against Killing Of Henoko Coral

By Joseph Essertier, Japan for a World Beyond War. -

Tokyo, Japan - On US television, in US newspapers, and on US-based Internet news sites this week there is a near-perfect silence as our government begins to build in earnest, on the island of a [...]

Transpartisan Coalition Calls For Closing US Military Bases Overseas

By Staff, Overseasbases.net -

Washington, DC—November 29, 1:00 p.m., in Russell Senate Office Building, Room SR-188, military experts from across the ideological spectrum will hold a public event to release an open letter [...]

An Empire Of Bases Poisons Water, Threatening Its Own Collapse

By Pat Elder, Worldbeyondwar.org -

Per-flouro octane-sulfo-nate or PFOS, and Per-flouro-octa-noic acid or PFOA, are the active ingredients in the foam routinely used to train soldiers to extinguish aircraft fires at U.S. military [...]

‘Obvious Threat’: Russian Officials Warn Poland Not To Proceed With Permanent US Military Base

Moscow will have to respond if Warsaw pushes through a plan to build a permanent US base on its soil, top Russian officials have warned, as the Polish defense chief said construction of the [...]

Black Internationalists Demand Closure Of Hundreds Of U.S. Military Bases

By Staff, Blackallianceforpeace.com -

NOVEMBER 21, 2018—The Black Alliance for Peace (BAP), a founding member of the Global Campaign Against U.S./NATO Military Bases, joined 300 attendees from 36 countries at a historic conference [...]

Global Campaign Calls For Closure Of US/NATO Foreign Bases To End Western Imperialism

By Participants of the First International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases, No Foreign Bases -

The participants and organizers of the No US/NATO foreign bases conference agreed as a matter of principle that while they oppose all foreign military bases, they consider the close to 1,000 [...]

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