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A comprehensive look at the U.S. military in the Asian Pacific. A sobering account: lean, mean, mobile.
“- US escalating military threats against shipments of desperately needed supplies pose a threat to the entire world.”
“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. “
How do we, in the U.S., develop grassroots communities dedicated to both understanding the complex realities Yemenis face and working to end U.S. participation in the war on Yemen?
For the American public, trying to make sense of the most disruptive moment in American politics since Vietnam and Watergate, little is accomplished.
The political media has failed to reckon with its biggest, most enduring challenge, which it has nothing to do with revenue or audience growth or cord-cutters. The political press is facing a crisis of substance—and it’s not just poisoning the public’s perception of journalism, it’s playing right into Trump’s hands.
“The people of North and South Korea want peace and they want a peace treaty. They do not want their country to be bombed or their government to bomb others. “
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.
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.
Volume 33 Number 1 Mary Beaudoin, Editor Spring I 2015 Korea: Women Walk for Peace across the De-Militarized Zone By Christine […]
Always and Everywhere The New York Times and the Enduring “Threat” of Isolationism By Andrew J. Bacevich October 24, 2013 tomdispatch.com Read Tom Engelhardt’s introduction here. The abiding defect of U.S. foreign policy? It’s isolationism, my friend. Purporting to steer clear of war, isolationism fosters it. Isolationism impedes the spread of democracy. It inhibits trade and therefore prosperity. […]
Uploaded by talkingsticktv on Aug 21, 2006 Segment of interview with Chalmers Johnson author of “The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy and the End of the Republic” Watch the full interview at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDDkNixytd0 WAMMToday is now on Facebook! Check the WAMMToday page for posts from this blog and more! “Like” our page today. You may also subscribe to WAMMToday from […]
The FACTS on Trade Agreements Congressman Dennis Kucinich (D-OH), who was named an ‘American Jobs Hero’ for his leadership challenging free trade agreements and other destructive trade policies, today released the following video outlining the facts concerning the Korea, Colombia and Panama free trade agreements the House is voting on today and their impact on […]