As US Modernizes Its Nuclear Arsenal, Costs And Risks Soar

By Jon Letman, -

On July 16, 1945, the U.S. detonated the first-ever nuclear device in the New Mexico desert. Less than a month later, it dropped two more atomic bombs, destroying Hiroshima and Nagasaki, killing [...]

It’s All About The Maps – Trigger For War

By Bruce K. Gagnon, -

I am like a man possessed when it comes to the Ukraine story.  Not only do I suffer while watching the daily genocidal shelling by the US-backed government in Kiev of people living in the Donbass [...]

Remnants Of War

By Kathy Kelly, -

Intense fighting and hideous attacks battered Afghans throughout their country last week as negotiators in Qatar weighed the benefits and costs of  a peace agreement that might stop the [...]

Military Bill Amended For The Better: This Pig Has Really, Really Good Lipstick

By David Swanson, -

The latest U.S. House of Representatives version of the National Defense Authorization Act, which is beyond global in scope and not the least bit defensive, offended Donald Trump’s desire for [...]

What Is the Biggest Lie About The Syrian War? Western War Propaganda, Regime Change, Terrorism

By Mark Taliano and Cindy Sheehan, -

In this episode of Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox, Cindy and Mark discuss criminal Western war propaganda, how it fabricates tacit “consent” from ostensibly “anti-war” protestors, and how it enables the [...]

Dogs Of War Howl For Blood In Iran While Americans Cheer US Bombers On July 4

By Medea Benjamin and Ann Wright, -

President Trump’s order to the Pentagon to have an aerial parade of military aircraft over Washington, DC on July 4 provided a history lesson of America’s war mongering in the past two decades, [...]

Trump Is Deepening The ‘Economic War’ Against Iran – Wilkerson

By Greg Wilpert, -

GREG WILPERT It’s The Real News Network and I’m Greg Wilpert in Baltimore. President Trump announced on Monday that his administration will impose new sanctions on Iran to put yet more pressure [...]

Unilateral Coercive Measures As Weapons Of Modern Warfare – The Venezuelan Case

By Jesse Chacón Escamillo, -

With the advent of the new world order after the Second World War, sophisticated warfare mechanisms are used against countries, their effects are not manifested in the destruction of [...]

US Military Is A Bigger Polluter Than As Many As 140 Countries – Shrinking This War Machine Is A Must

By Benjamin Neimark, Oliver Belcher, Patrick Bigger, -

The US military’s carbon bootprint is enormous. Like corporate supply chains, it relies upon an extensive global network of container ships, trucks and cargo planes to supply its operations with [...]

‘Fund Climate Solutions, Not Endless War’: 22 Arrested Demanding US Build Windmills, Not Warships

By Jon Queally, -

The protest took place outside the General Dynamics-owned Bath Iron Works (BIW) where some of the U.S. Navy's most advanced and lethal warships are built. The group blocked traffic near the [...]

Is The White House Plotting An End-Run Around Congress Into Iran?

By Heather Brandon-Smith, -

Members of Congress left a closed door meeting with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo last week with a clear message: the administration believes it has the authority to enter into a conflict with [...]

Iraqis Prepare A Carnival For Peace As US Plans For More War

By Laura Gottesdiener, -

Two Iraqi peace activists discuss their commitment to peace and undoing the violence wrought by the last two U.S. wars in their country. There’s a dark joke going around Baghdad these days. Noof [...]

How To Avert The Impending War On Iran

By Eric Stoner, -

Since coming to power, the Trump administration has had Iran in its crosshairs. The United States unilaterally pulled out of the 2015 nuclear deal last year and reimposed harsh economic [...]

I Know Which Country The U.S. Will Invade Next

By Lee Camp, -

By the end of this column, it will be clear which country the United States will invade and topple next. Or failing that, it will be clear which country our military-intelligence-industrial [...]

Confronting Censorship In Ireland

By David Swanson, -

According to exit polls from late May, an impressive 82% of Irish voters say Ireland should remain a neutral country in all aspects. But Ireland is not remaining a neutral country in all aspects, [...]