Veterans: U.S. Attack on Syria Could Lead to Nuclear War

By Staff, Veterans for Peace -

Veterans For Peace is warning that a U.S. attack on Syria could lead to a nuclear war. Russian military forces in Syria will undoubtedly be among the targets of U.S. missiles.  Russia has said it [...]

Veterans Challenge Islamophobia Campaign

By Staff, Veteranschallengeislamophobia.org -

Veterans For Peace and the Veterans Challenge Islamophobia campaign are participating in the We Are All America week of action from January 27th through February 3rd to protest the one-year [...]

Tribute To James Dolan, Co-Creator Of SecureDrop; Tragically Passed Away

By Trevor Timm, Freedom.press -

Beyond a couple references on our website, that New Yorker story is virtually all that is in the public domain about James’s involvement in the project—and that’s how he preferred it. James was [...]

An Officer’s Path To Dissent

By Maj. Danny Sjursen, Truthdig.com -

For a while there, I was a real star. High up in my class at West Point, tough combat deployments in two wars, a slew of glowing evaluations, even a teaching assignment back at the military [...]

Veterans Arrested At Senate Confirmation Of ‘Torture Memo’ Author

By Medea Benjamin, www.codepink.org -

By Medea Benjamin for Code Pink - At the Senate confirmation hearing for Steven Bradbury as general counsel for the Commerce, Science and Transportation Department, members of Veterans for Peace [...]

Veterans & Peace Groups Push For Reduced Military Spending

By John Zangas, www.dcmediagroup.us -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - Veterans rallied this weekend at the Lincoln Memorial calling for a new global peace initiative. Veterans For Peace (VFP), CODEPINK Women For Peace, and Iraq [...]

Veterans Are Training To “Re-Deploy” To Own Communities To Defend Against Trump’s Attacks

By Staff, www.other98.com -

By Staff of Other 98 “Never have we seen so many veterans wanting to translate the skills to serve frontline communities fighting back against Trump’s destructive platform,” said Matt Howard, a [...]

Veterans Oppose Trump Policies, Wars; Rally At Lincoln Memorial

By Staff, www.worldbeyondwar.org -

By Staff of World Beyond War - On Tuesday, May 30, at 11:00 am, veterans and supporters will mass at the Lincoln Memorial. Speakers include Veterans For Peace President Barry Ladendorf, Rev. [...]

Support US Army Private Ryan Johnson, Imprisoned War Resister

By Staff, www.couragetoresist.org -

By Staff of Courage to Resist - We at Courage to Resist are reaching out to you to help imprisoned Army soldier Ryan Johnson and his wife Jenna. We’re helping them get on their feet upon Ryan’s [...]

Memorial Events In Honor Of Military Veteran And Water Protector Killed By Police Last Month

By Staff, www.sabaltrailresistance.wordpress.com -

By Staff of Sabal Trail Resistance - Please join Sabal Trail Resistance (STR), Vets For Peace and other activists in honoring James “Jim” L. Marker by continuing to stand against the oil and gas [...]

Vets Return To Standing Rock To Form Human Shield Against Police

By Sam Levin, www.theguardian.com -

By Sam Levin for The Guardian. US veterans are returning to Standing Rock and pledging to shield indigenous activists from attacks by a militarized police force, another sign that the fight [...]

Why I Answered The Call For Veterans To Go To Standing Rock

By Kevin Basl, www.otherwords.org -

By Kevin Basl for Other Words - At Standing Rock, for the first time, I felt like I was finally serving the people. I lay among friends, huddled and cold in our sleeping bags. We listened to the [...]

Why They Went: The Inside Story Of The Standing Rock Veterans

By Adam Linehan, www.taskandpurpose.com -

By Adam Linehan for Task Purpose - On the morning of Dec. 5, Wesley Clark Jr., the leader of a loosely formed protest group, Veterans Stand for Standing Rock, woke up to the buzz of his cell [...]

Powerful Veterans Group Pushes Trump On Marijuana Rescheduling

By Tom Angell, www.marijuana.com -

By Tom Angell for Marijuana - The nation’s largest military veterans organization is pushing President-elect Donald Trump to reschedule marijuana after he takes office early next year. Top [...]

Chronicle Of Veterans At Standing Rock

By Susan Abulhawa, www.veteranstoday.com -

By Susan Abulhawa, via Ian Greenhalgh of Veterans Today. North Dakota - At Standing Rock, so much was not what it seemed from the distance of news headlines and reports. Up close, one could see [...]

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