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U.S. rejects China’s Proposal to Ban First Use of Nuclear Weapons

by John Wojcik, Mark Gruenberg and Ben Chacko, published on People’s World, May 16, 2024, The U.S. has dismissed Chinese calls for a no-first-use treaty between nuclear weapons states, saying it has questions about China’s “sincerity.” The outright dismissal of China’s proposal followed a major speech in which Biden announced radical tariffs of up to 100 percent, on steel imports[…]

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Gaza Massacre Could Lead To Nuclear War

Statement from Veterans for Peace, published on Popular Resistance,  November 21, 2023 As military veterans who have experienced the deadly threat of nuclear weapons from the Cuban Missile Crisis onward, as well as being distraught and outraged by what is now going on in Gaza, we must warn against the potential of a wider war in the Middle East, one[…]

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U.S. Citizens Join Runway Occupation at NATO Nuclear Air Base Volkel, Netherland

According to Wikipedia:  “It is believed that since the early 1960s, USAF nuclear weapons have been stored at Volkel Air Base, to be used by the host nation’s aircraft.” “The USAF 703rd Munitions Support Squadron (703rd MUNSS) is in charge of maintaining and securing the weapons.  As of 2008, 22 B61 nuclear bombs are believed to be in storage at[…]

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De-Escalation Can Start with Ending All Nuclear Weapons ‘Sharing’

by John LaForge, published on Antiwar.com, June 14, 2023 Ukraine, the United States, and NATO have condemned what they correctly called Russian President Putin’s “dangerous and irresponsible” plan to soon deploy nuclear weapons to neighboring Belarus. On June 9, Mr. Putin announced that Moscow would deploy its nuclear weapons next month, reporting that work on new facilities for housing the[…]

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Secrecy, Science, and the National Security State

by Cliff Connor, published on Socialist Action, April 8, 2023 Secrecy, Science, and the National Security State Book Review of Alex Wellerstein, Restricted Data: The History of Nuclear Secrecy in the United States. By Cliff Conner The phrase “national security state” has become increasingly familiar as a way to characterize the political reality of the United States today. It implies[…]

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Can Europe Survive This Moment?

by Boaventura de Sousa Santos, published by Globetrotter, February 9, 2023 A new-old ghost is hovering over Europe—war. The most violent continent in the world in terms of the number of deaths caused by warfare during the last 100 years (not to go back any further and include the deaths suffered by Europe during religious wars and the deaths inflicted[…]

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Ukraine War Tolls Death Knell for NATO

by M. K. Bhadrakumar, published on The People’s Dispatch, December 26, 2022 Ho Ho Ho and A Merry Christmas to You Too  [jb] The defining moment in US President Joe Biden’s press conference at the White House last Wednesday, December 21, during President Zelensky’s visit, was his virtual admission that he is constrained in the proxy war in Ukraine, as European[…]

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NATO Steadfast Noon Exercise And Nuclear Modernization in Europe

by Hans Christensen, published The Federation of American Scientists, October 17, 2022 Apparently they are preparing Europe to participate in a future nuclear war.   It is bizarre that these countries would set themselves up as targets in this way.  But, these innovations will actually give them control over the use of these nuclear bombs.  If you have read Dan Ellsberg’s[…]

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A Long History of War Lies

by Jorge Cadima, published on Workers World, October 10, 2022 Translation: John Catalinotto. If hypocrisy and lies paid taxes, the speeches made by the leaders of the U.S., the EU and Britain at the recent United Nations General Assembly would have eliminated their colossal public debts. It is amazing how those responsible for practically all the wars and aggressions of[…]

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