Tag Archives: Ann Wright

Latin America Update, June 21, 2019: Honduran Military Deployed, The King Report; Roger Harris, Danny Sjursen, John Pilger

Several articles are included. Access the full articles by clicking on the title. +++ Honduran President Deploys Military Across Nation Amid Chaos Telesur  June 20, 2019 Honduran police using suppression techniques to dispel students, teachers, and doctors protesting against the Honduran president’s neoliberal policies. | Photo: EFE President Juan Orlando Hernandez (JOH) announced orders to the […]

Middle East Update: Trump Cancels Attack on Iran; Ann Wright, Soraya S. Ulrich

Future sales restricted! Yes, because of Yemen.

Beware of White Helmets Bearing News by Ann Wright

Rather than wait for the arrival of a team of experts from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to assess whether chemicals had even used in this latest incident, Trump gave the order to bomb.

Ann Wright | Why Would Anyone Kill One’s Self In an Attempt to Stop A War?

Did you know that several Americans also set themselves on fire to attempt to end U.S. military actions during those turbulent war years in the 1960s?

40,000 people in 136 countries resolve to work to end all wars

Over 40,000 people in 136 countries have signed this statement. Will you take a few seconds and join them? I understand that wars and militarism make us less safe rather than protect us, that they kill, injure and traumatize adults, children and infants, severely damage the natural environment, erode civil liberties, and drain our economies, […]

Ann Wright | Women Call for Israel-Palestine Peace

“We cannot count on men to create peace. We will have to do it by ourselves.”

“Inside Drone Warfare” | The Las Vegas Symposium Tapes

Please remember that the seriousness and emotion evinced by the drone whistleblowers comes not only from their experiences in the drone program but because they constantly face the threat of government reprisal.    DRONE ORGANIZERS BULLETIN – April 2016 – Special Edition  kNOwDrones.com Thanks to the financial contributions by many of you who are reading […]

Ann Wright: Building Bridges of Peace instead of Fear — Citizen Diplomacy with Russia

Wright: With international tensions high, members of our delegation believe its time for the citizens of all nations to loudly declare that military confrontation and hot rhetoric are not the way to resolve international problems.

Ann Wright: Dangerous Military Buildup in Asia and Pacific

Wright: The Jeju Island naval base will be the homeport for ships that carry the U.S. Aegis missiles. Many on the island call it a U.S. naval base since it will be a key part of the U.S. “pivot” to Asia and the worldwide U.S. missile defense system. They believe that the naval base will be used as frequently by U.S. warships as by South Korean ships and submarines. With a naval base on Jeju Island, they believe that Jeju Island becomes a target should military hostilities break out in Asia and the Pacific.

Christine Ahn | Korea: Women Walk for Peace across the De-Militarized Zone

From the article: The unresolved Korean conflict gives governments in the region justification to further militarize and prepare for war, using funds that could be used instead for schools, hospitals and the welfare of the people and the environment.

Karma Of Dissent: An Interview With Ann Wright

“Here’s somebody that’s spent a lot of years of her life in the military and the diplomatic corps and is now willing to speak about peace and challenge the rationale that America needs to have war in order to be the dominant power in the world.” By Ann Wright (about the author)  opednews.com  June 5, 2014 In late […]

Ann Wright> The Compassion of Women of Afghanistan for the Women of Gaza

The Compassion of Women of Afghanistan for the Women of Gaza By Ann Wright (about the author) OpEdNews Op Eds 12/15/2012 opednews.com Last week I was in Gaza, just days after the eight-day Israeli attack on Gaza that killed over 180 Palestinians and subsequent rockets from Gaza that killed six Israelis. This week I have been in Afghanistan […]

Robert Naiman> Americans Press U.S. Ambassador for End to Drone Strikes in Pakistan, and the Ambassador Responds

Americans Press U.S. Ambassador for End to Drone Strikes in Pakistan, and the Ambassador Responds Islamabad, Pakistan — Sometimes, when some people insist that it’s impossible to put some urgent problem on the table for discussion and redress, you have no choice but to undertake flamboyant action. Call it “propaganda by nonviolent deed.” Robert Naiman  Posted: […]

Rowley & Wright> Amnesty’s Shilling for US-NATO Wars

Coleen Rowley  Former FBI Special Agent Amnesty’s Shilling for US-NATO Wars By Ann Wright and Coleen Rowley 06/18/2012    Huffington Post  The new Executive Director of Amnesty International USA — Suzanne Nossel — is a recent U.S. government insider. So it’s a safe bet that AI’s decision to seize upon a topic that dovetailed with […]

Coleen Rowley> VIPS Memo to Obama: Avoid Another Long War

Coleen Rowley Former FBI Special Agent VIPS Memo to Obama: Avoid Another Long War Posted: 01/ 5/12 09:08 AM ET   Huffington Post  Obama’s re-election campaign may be focusing almost exclusively on domestic economic issues but there are strong forces pushing him and the U.S to war again, this time with Iran. The dangerous brinkmanship […]

Drones on Trial: 38 Protesters Face Charges for Disrupting Syracuse Base Used in Overseas Attacks> Democracy Now

Drones on Trial: 38 Protesters Face Charges for Disrupting Syracuse Base Used in Overseas Attacks Democracy Now   November 4, 2011  Includes video. The Wall Street Journal is reporting the CIA has made a series of secret concessions in its drone campaign after military and diplomatic officials complained large strikes were damaging the fragile U.S. relationship […]