Why is NATO going global?

by Bruce Gagnon, published on Organizing Notes, December 29, 2020 One of the pre-conditions for Soviet support for the reunification of East & West Germany was the promise from the US that NATO would not expand ‘one centimeter’ toward the Russian borders.  The Soviet Union’s Warsaw Pact alliance folded after its collapse thus making no need for NATO. Instead since[…]

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Pompeo in Greece: Expanding the U.S. Empire in the Eastern Mediterranean

by Andrew Lee, published in Covert Action Magazine, November 1, 2020 Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to Thessaloniki and Crete in Greece on September 28-30—the second tour in the span of a year and only a few weeks before the U.S. presidential elections—furthers the aggressive U.S. agenda shaping the latest political developments in the region.[CV Ed] The real purpose[…]

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Zombie NATO Is Obsolete; Militarists Try To Revive It Through Expanded Targets

by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, published on Popular Resistance, December 8, 2019 The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) held an abbreviated two-day meeting this week in London on its 70th anniversary. On display was a zombie alliance that is bitterly divided on multiple issues and has lost its purpose for existing. Rather than recognizing it is time to end[…]

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How Chicago Police Infiltrated, Spied on Anti-NATO Organizers

Photograph Source: Asher Heimermann – CC BY 3.0 by Andy Thayer, Published on Counterpunch, April 26,2019 Chicago Police here infiltrated the main anti-NATO summit organizing coalition shortly after its 2011 formation, and maintained that infiltration until shortly after the summit ended in May 2012, according to Chicago Police Department documents recently released under a Freedom of Information Act request. On[…]

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Beyond NATO: Time To Break The Silence, End NATO’s Militarism

Above Photo: Source No2NATO2019.org By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers, Popular Resistance. January 20, 2019 Fifty-two years ago on April 4, 1967, at Riverside Church, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.,  gave his most important speech ever, “Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence.” King’s conscience drove him to take the unpopular position of publicly criticizing the Vietnam War and putting it[…]

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Latest Odds of a Shooting War Between NATO and Russia

Photo: Ship blocking Kerch Strait ~RT by Ann Garrison, published on Consortium News, December 13, 2019 George Szamuely is a Hungarian-born scholar and Senior Research Fellow at London’s Global Policy Institute. He lives in New York City. I spoke to him about escalating hostilities on Russia’s Ukrainian and Black Sea borders and about Exercise Trident Juncture, NATO’s massive military exercise[…]

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UNAC Report from the First International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases

by Joe Lombardo, from UNACPeace.org, November 26. 2018 Many UNAC leaders and members participated in the First International Conference against US/NATO Military Bases, which was held on November 16-18 at Liberty Hall in Dublin, Ireland and attended by more than 300 activists from 35 countries. Around 60 people registered from the US. The conference was organized by the Global Campaign[…]

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Report On Militarism: The International Conference Against US/NATO Bases

Photo: Protest outside of Dublin Post Office at No Bases Conference by Ellen Davidson by Roger Harris, Popular Resistance, November 25, 2018 For the first time in the history of humanity, the technical means are at hand to eliminate poverty if resources were not diverted to making war. World hunger could be abolished with only a small diversion from military budgets. The only[…]

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Black Internationalists Demand Closure of Hundreds of U.S. Military Bases

U.S. AFRICOM Photo: Camp Base Kisangani, Democratic Republic of the Congo, a Charlie company of the newly designated 391st commando battalion parade before Congolese and U.S. dignitaries at the conclusion of the ceremony marking the end of their training by U.S. Special Operations Command Africa September 15, 2010. The battalion was trained by U.S. Special Operations Command Africa as part[…]

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