Killing Democracy In The United States

By William J. Astore, Tom Dispatch. -

I fear that it either can’t or won’t end because, as Martin Luther King, Jr., pointed out in 1967 during the Vietnam War, the United States remains the world’s greatest purveyor of violence -- [...]

SouthCom Warships Sailing Near Venezuelan Shores

The United States Navy (US) sailed into Venezuelan waters, “to challenge the excessive claim of Venezuela on June 23”, when the Minister of Popular Power for Defense, G / J Vladimir Padrino López [...]

A Century Of Complicity

By Rod Such, The Electronic Intifada. -

The US was never an honest broker in negotiations but a behind-the-scenes lawyer for Israel, bound in part by a pledge dating from the Gerald Ford administration to never float a peace proposal [...]

Dangerous US Military Presence In Poland And Eastern Europe

By Bruce Gagnon, Space for Peace. -

Washington is upping the ante on Moscow.  The message appears to be ‘surrender to western capital or we will continue to militarily encircle your nation’.  A new and deadly arms race that could [...]

US And Iran Making Moves Toward De-escalation

By Oraib Al-Rantawi, Middle East Monitor. -

Almost simultaneously, Iran started to withdraw its Revolutionary Guards from Syria — according to Israeli media leaks and western media confirmation — while the US started to withdraw its [...]

The Decade of Transformation: Remaking International Relations

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance -

The coronavirus pandemic is magnifying the cruelty of US foreign policy. The economic collapse is showing the failure of neoliberalism and how the empire-economy is not working for the people of [...]

Why Action On Militarism Is Essential To Action On Climate Change

By Andrew Metheven, Wagingnonviolence.org -

Over the last few weeks and months, grassroots activism has pushed climate change into the media in the United Kingdom. In particular, the Extinction Rebellion movement has spread from the UK to [...]

Building The New Antiwar Movement

By Russell Rickford, Blackagendareport.com  -

Is a genuine antiwar movement reemerging in the U.S., the citadel of military worship? Will we witness the revival of an anti-imperialist bloc, a cohort of Americans who take a principled stand [...]

Trump Signs Measure Enabling Establishment Of A U.S. Space Force

By Karl Grossman, Commondreams.org -

President Donald J. Trump looks as a flag is revealed during a ceremony to establish the U.S. Space Command in the Rose Garden in the Rose Garden at the White House on Thursday, Aug 29, 2019 in [...]

Militarism: The Delusion Lives

By Robert C. Koehler, Peacevoice.info -

“The money just isn’t there” for virtually anything that matters — you know, healthcare for all, free college tuition, clean water, eco-sustainable energy production — but we’ve sold the national [...]

West Point Professor Builds A Case Against The U.S. Army

By David Swanson, Worldbeyondwar.org -

West Point Professor Tim Bakken’s new book The Cost of Loyalty: Dishonesty, Hubris, and Failure in the U.S. Military traces a path of corruption, barbarism, violence, and unaccountability that [...]

The US Is Spending 1.25 Trillion Annually On War

By William D. Hartung and Mandy Smithberger, Tomdispatch.com -

In its latest budget request, the Trump administration is asking for a near-record $750 billion for the Pentagon and related defense activities, an astonishing figure by any measure. If passed by [...]

The Killing And Chaos Of The Afghanistan War Continues

The never-ending war in Afghanistan which began with the US invasion on October 7, 2001, continues.  BBC is not one of our favored sources of information but this series of articles summarized [...]

Retired Generals And Diplomats Warn Against War With Iran

By Eoin Higgins, Commondreams. -

President Donald Trump often says he listens to military generals more than anyone else, and, as the White House prepares to send 1,500 soldiers to the Middle East, that claim is being tested by [...]

On 65th Anniversary Of Korean Truce, Activists Criticize US For Delaying Real Peace

By Kevin Zeese, Popular Resistance -

South Korean peace and justice activists have been writing to us complaining that the United States is not responding to the positive steps being taken by North Korea before and after the meeting [...]