Stop the Wars at Home and Abroad!

Supporting New U.S. bases in the Philippines Isn’t an Option

by Bernadette Ellorin and Azadeh Shahshahani, published in The Progressive, March 20, 2023 The Philippines remains the largest recipient of U.S. military aid in the Indo-Pacific region, having received more than $1.14 billion in funding from 2015 to 2022. These bases were used in every major U.S. war in the twentieth century, as well as serving as “rest and recreation” sites[…]

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Top Marine General In Japan Bluntly Describes US Is “Setting The Theatre” For Future War With China

by Tyler Durden, published on Zero Hedge, January 10, 2023 U.S. facilitating militarization of Japan.  Reckless talk by high level U.S. General.  What choice do they leave the Chinese?  [jb] The top Marine Corps General for Japan this week issued some very revealing statements in an interview focused on countering China in the Financial Times. Despite Chinese leadership insisting that[…]

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Japan Rearms Under Washington’s Pressure − a Wake-up Call to the Antiwar Movement

by Sara Flounders, published on Workers World, December 28, 2022 The Dec. 16 announcement by Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of a new defense strategy, while doubling military spending by 2027 to implement it, is the largest defense shake-up in decades and a wake-up call to the antiwar movement. The decision includes openly acquiring offensive weapons and reshaping its military[…]

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