US Launches Missile Test Less Than 48 Hours Before Hiroshima Anniversary

By Sandy Jones, Waging Peace. -

Santa Barbara, CA – The U.S. Air Force launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile Tuesday morning, August 4, at 12:21 a.m. PDT from Vandenberg Air Force Base. The [...]

New Study: US Empire Is Falling But Will Not Fall Quietly

By the Rand Corporation. -

Where will the next war occur? Who will fight in it? Why will it occur? How will it be fought? This brief summarizes a series of reports that sought to answer these questions—looking out from now [...]

UK Government Urged To Suspend Export Of Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets And Riot Shields To US

By Jon Stone, Independent.co.uk. -

The government is being urged to suspend the sales of British tear gas, rubber bullets and riot shields to the United States amid fears they are being used against civil rights protesters. The [...]

Is the THAAD Missile Crisis in South Korea Escalating?  

By K. J. Noh, Popular Resistance. -

On May 28th, 2020,  "The Ministry of National Defense and the USFK (United States Forces in Korea) engaged in a transportation operation in the middle of the night to bring equipment to the [...]

Groups Fight To Keep Desert National Wildlife Refuge Intact

By Roz Brown, Public News Service. -

Las Vegas - Conservation groups say Nevada eventually could lose its Desert National Wildlife Refuge north of Las Vegas if Congress approves a request from the U.S. Air Force to expand its [...]

The Self-Defeating US Military: Wars Without Victories, Weapons Without End

By William Astore, Tomdispatch.com -

The expression “self-licking ice cream cone” was first used in 1992 to describe a hidebound bureaucracy at NASA. Yet, as an image, it’s even more apt for America’s military-industrial complex, an [...]

Activists Shut Down UK-Based Israeli Arms Factories ‘In Solidarity With Palestinian People’

By Fréa Lockley, Thecanary.co -

Elbit is directly involved in the murder of Palestinians by the occupying Israeli forces. They work closely with the Israeli military to develop increasingly lethal weapons, which are then tested [...]

Charlottesville Divests From Weapons And Fossil Fuels

By David Swanson, World Beyond War. -

On the evening of June 3, 2019, the City Council of Charlottesville, Va., voted to divest the funds in its operating budget from weapons dealers and fossil fuel producers. Here’s the resolution [...]

‘We Will Not Be Complicit’: Protesting Assault On Yemen, Italian Dock Workers Refuse To Load Saudi Weapons Vessel

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

"No EU state should be making the deadly decision to authorize the transfer or transit of arms to a conflict where there is a clear risk they will be used in war crimes." In an act of defiance [...]

Secret Plutonium Shipment

By Sue Prent, Fairewinds.org -

Lately, Americans are experiencing an unprecedented volume of top-down lies emanating from the White House and its circle of acolytes like Energy Secretary Rick Perry. This steady drip of obvious [...]

The F-35 Fighter Jet Will Cost $1.5 Trillion. It’s Time For New Priorities.

By William Rivers Pitt, Truthout.org -

U.S. taxpayers are no strangers to getting saddled with monstrously expensive weapons programs at the expense of basic needs like food, shelter and education. The Pentagon paid $44 billion for 21 [...]

Countdown To “Full Spectrum Dominance”

By T.J. Coles, Counterpunch. -

The US is formally committed to dominating the world by the year 2020. With President Trump’s new Space Directive-4, the production of laser-armed fighter jets as possible precursors to space [...]

Two U.S. Veterans For Peace Refused Bail In Ireland

By Ellen Davidson, Stop These Wars. -

Ireland - Two US veterans were arrested at Shannon Airport on 17 March for entering the airfield to inspect and investigate an OMNI Air International plane on contract to the U.S. military.  The [...]

Can We Divest From Weapons Dealers?

By Kathy Kelly, Vcnv.org -

Impoverished people living in numerous countries today would stand a far better chance of survival, and risk far less trauma, if weapon manufacturers such as Lockheed Martin, Boeing, General [...]

Non-Military Federal Agencies Under Trump Expand Already Enormous Arsenals

By Whitney Webb, Mintpressnews.com -

WASHINGTON — The massive purchases of ammo and weapons by non-military federal agencies, like the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Social Security Administration (SSA), that first began under [...]

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