Category International Relations
Civil Disobedience Now! Chris Hedges: Avoid annihilation via fearless nonviolent civil-disobedience.
“Rise of virulent proto-fascist movement which is hardly limited to the United States.”
“The U.S. could have chosen hot war, but could also have chosen peace.”
USA Should Negotiate A Ban On Basing Weapons In Space, Deploying Weapons In Space Crosses A Barrier That Can’t Be Walked Back
“For example, buried in the DOD 2020 budget is $150 million for research into putting missile defense assets in space to attack enemy nuclear missiles in the boost phase. If the U.S. or another nation does deploy weapons in space, it would be the first country to do so and likely would be a disaster for strategic stability.”
“The late political scientist Kenneth Waltz argued that nuclear weapons can generally be a good thing because fear of the cataclysmic consequences of a war breaking out can make resort to war less likely. But that always has been a minority view.”
The Persian Gulf has been the lynchpin of US foreign policy. “To all intents and purposes,” a former senior Defense Department official observed…
“No country was willing to sell or even donate medical equipment to Iran to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic for fear of Trump reprisals, making the outbreak significantly worse. In the end, the World Health Organization stepped in to supply them, one reason Washington has pulled all funding from the group. “
Sanctions are crimes against humanity. The Trump administration, the neocons, are using COVID-19 as a smokescreen to further attack countries while the neoliberals sit back and reap in profits at the expense of humanity.
“Our multilateral world order has been deliberately constructed on the principles of militarised security and hence to encourage investments in weapons and war instead of the well-being of people and planet. This is a truism tragically exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. We must change this. “
Can we stop the race to the abyss?
“The plan essentially formalizes the Israeli apartheid state it is the natural denouement of the Zionists project.]
Electronic communications and foreign media act as today’s Trojan Horse. Sculpture from American Film “Troy.” By Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich Women Against Military Madness (WAMM) Newsletter Volume 38 Number 1 Winter 2020 November 24, 2019, Iran: When protests in Hong Kong, Iraq, and Lebanon erupted, I was fully anticipating protests in Iran to follow. In 2018 alone, the National Endowment for […]
“When a nation is guilty of military aggression, it is not those who prosecuted the war who should be honored, it is those who tried to stop it.”
Half the Earth’s population of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles has already disappeared in the past 40 years.
The occupation of the Palestinian territory may be one of the most well-documented situations,… with…experts alleging that violations of international humanitarian and human rights law have occurred.
The demonization of Russia is, I believe, one of the most dangerous things that is happening in our world today.
Here’s to the day the two Koreas see through us.
No court has ever addressed the government’s legal justifications for military action in so many different parts of the world. Now, in a case brought by the ACLU, one court will.
Is there a group of human beings so evil that they don’t deserve human rights? The International Red Cross [ICRC] does not think so.
It actively picks private sector winners by targeting billions of dollars to an elite group of profit-seeking contractors.
The U.S. bombings in 8 countries in the past 8 years have all been illegal under the U.N. Charter.