‘We Won’t Quit Until We Stop It’

By C. Douglas Lummis, The Nation. -

Naha, Okinawa - Every day except weekends, holidays, and typhoon days, even in the pandemic, charter buses leave from Naha and other cities on this island to transport protesters to three [...]

Scheer Intelligence: Tracing America’s Brutal Imperialist History

By Robert Scheer, Scheer Intelligence. -

The United States has the largest number of military installations in the world, with about 5,000 bases in total and at least 600 overseas, according to the Pentagon. Although the Department of [...]

Base Contaminates Maryland Waters With Toxic Chemicals

By Pat Elder, MilitaryPoisons.org. -

The Air Force has contaminated the groundwater at Joint Base Andrews with 39,700 parts per trillion of PFAS chemicals according to report released by the Air Force in May, 2018. This is not [...]

Military Bases Never Go Unused

By David Swanson, Let's Try Democracy. -

If, like me, you have the unfortunate habit of pointing out the dishonesty of the cases made for various wars, and you begin to persuade people that the wars are not actually for the eradication [...]

October 1: International Day Of Action On AFRICOM

By the Black Alliance for Peace. -

October 1, 2020 is the 12th anniversary of the launch of the U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), a command structure with bases that are now in dozens of African nations. Yet, the existence of AFRICOM [...]

Will The Pandemic Transform US Military Bases?

By John Feffer, Foreign Policy in Focus. -

Okinawans opposed to the expansion of U.S. military bases on their island have been upset by the environmental damage, the accidents, and the crimes associated with the presence of 25,000 [...]

Stealing A Nation

One of John Pilger’s most remarkable documentaries, bringing a little-known story to a wide audience, is Stealing a Nation, about how British governments ruthlessly expelled the population of the [...]

Defender And Spearheads

By Victor Grossman, Portside.org. -

Alarm! Twelve thousand residents must immediately leave their homes! All hospital clinics must be evacuated! No exceptions! Hasten! “ Not in burning Australia nor a besieged town in Syria or [...]

Germans Demand All US Military Leave

By War is Boring, World Beyond War. -

A democratic socialist faction of the German parliament is demanding the United States withdraw all 35,000 American troops from their nation, claiming that a war with Russia is inevitable and [...]

How A US Base Is Poisoning German Water

By Pat Elder, World Beyond War. -

Pat Elder in Germany: “The chemicals never break down … ever. In a million years they will destroy plants, poison fish and kill human beings.” Among many other proven symptoms, these poisonous [...]

After 1,600 Days Of Protest, Okinawans Bring Fight To Washington

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, Clearing the FOG. -

The United States military is building another base on Okinawa in an environmentally-sensitive area, on top of the second most diverse coral reef in the world, against the will of Okinawans who [...]

Demand Investigation Before New Base Built In Okinawa

By Veterans for Peace - Ryukyus/Okinawa Chapter Kokusai (VFP-ROCK), Popular Resistance. -

Okinawa is heading for a crisis.  After decades of delays, the Japanese Defence Ministry is poised to begin dumping earth into the pristine coral garden of Okinawa’s Oura Bay to build a super [...]