Reasons To Divest From The War Machine And Week Of Action

By CODEPINK, Popular Resistance.org. -

Excessive military spending in the U.S. is undermining the well-being of our people and starving our non-military sectors. The cost of U.S. domestic and foreign militarism in 2016 totaled $741.3 [...]

Trump Calling Pentagon, Diplomats To Play Bigger Arms Sales Role

By Mike Stone and Matt Spetalnick, Reuters.com -

President Donald Trump is expected to announce a “whole of government” approach that will also ease export rules on U.S. military exports and give greater weight to the economic benefits for [...]

CODEPINK Protests Democrats Supporting Saudi Weapons Deals

It’s the holiday season in Washington, and Christmas carolers with bells and funny red hats are everywhere. But CODEPINK’s carolers weren’t interested in decking the halls with boughs of holly on [...]

Direct Action Against Arms Fairs In New Zealand And South Korea

By Staff, wri-irg.org -

By Staff of War Resisters' International - In New Zealand, Peace Action Wellington organised groups from across New Zealand to resist the annual New Zealand Defence Industry Association's (NZDIA) [...]

South Korea’s Peace Movement Refuses To Give Up

By Jon Letman, www.truthout.org -

By Jon Letman for TruthOut. In August, 1945, as Japan smoldered in the ruins of war, the question of what would become of the Korean peninsula after 35 years of Japanese occupation and a Soviet [...]

Urge Senators: End Sanctions, Negotiate Peace With North Korea

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese, www.popularresistance.org -

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese. On July 12, 2017, Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Pat Toomey (R-PA) introduced legislation, called the BRINK Act, to increase sanctions against North [...]

South Korea’s Anti-THAAD Fight Continues

By Staff, www.zoominkorea.org -

By Zoom in Korea. South Korea - July 12 marked one year since the beginning of the Seongju residents’ struggle to stop the deployment of the U.S. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) [...]

What Will It Take To Ban The Bomb?

By Frida Berrigan, www.transcend.org -

By Frida Berrigan for Waging Nonviolence – TRANSCEND Media Service - 30 May 2017 – When I was a young teenager, I would venture down to the basement where my father had his desk. He’d be plugging [...]

Why Were the Saudi Streets So Quiet?

By Medea Benjamin, www.popularresistance.org -

By Medea Benjamin. With the world’s media focused on President Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia, it’s curious that the streets of Riyadh were so empty. Unlike most of Trump’s public appearances, [...]

There’s Less Than Meets The Eye In Trump’s Saudi Arms Deal

By William D. Hartung, www.defenseone.com -

By William D. Hartung for Defense One - Donald J. Trump may be unpredictable, but there is one common theme that runs throughout his presidency: a penchant for exaggerating his achievements. From [...]

Trump And Cabinet Members ‘Bust A Move’ In Saudi Arabia

By Staff, www.presstv.com -

By Press TV. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia - US President Donald Trump joins a sword dance held in his honor in Saudi Arabia after signing Washington’s largest-ever single arms deal with Riyadh. He was [...]

Trump On His Way To Becoming Largest Weapons Dealer In World History

By Jason Ditz, www.news.antiwar.com -

By Jason Ditz for Anti-War - The Pentagon has issued a statement today confirming that the US State Department has signed off on a $2 billion sale of US-made Patriot missiles to the United Arab [...]

Protests, Hunger Strike Against U.S. THAAD In South Korea

By Yamei, www.xinhuanet.com -

By Yamei of Xinhuanet. On Wednesday, about 20 U.S. trucks and trailers carried part of THAAD elements, including radar, to a golf course at Soseong-ri village in Seongju county, North Gyeongsang [...]

Trump ‘Backs Himself Into A Corner’ Over North Korea

By Lizzie Dearden, www.independent.co.uk -

By Lizzie Dearden for The Independent. Donald Trump may have “backed himself into a corner” by threatening North Korea with military action over its weapons tests, experts have warned. Kim [...]

The ‘Mother Of All Bombs’ Won’t Lead To Peace

By Medea Benjamin, www.popularresistance.org -

By Medea Benjamin. “I’m really very good at war. I love war, in a certain way,” bragged candidate Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Iowa. This is the same Donald Trump who avoided the Vietnam [...]

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