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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Press Communiqué of the First International Conference Against US/NATO Foreign Military Bases

Image: The NATO flag is seen through barbed wire as it flies in front of the new NATO Headquarters in Brussels, Belgium May 24, 2017. Member nations will inaugurate the new NATO headquarters during a summit in Brussels, Belgium May 25, 2017. REUTERS/Christian Hartmann – RC1119E4BBA0 The first International Conference against US/: NATO Military Bases was held on November 16-18,[…]

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2019 Defense Budget Supports 883 Overseas Bases And Is Lethal To Humanity

Above photo: http://damwest.com/department-of-defense-grant-and-agreement-regulations/ by Lynn Petrovich, Originally published on Popular Resistance, September 22, 2018 My grandfathers were both veterans of World War One. Vincent Coen, my maternal grandfather, was a sailor aboard The SS Leviathan, which transported over 119,000 US troops across the Atlantic to France. William J. Reddan, my paternal grandfather, was Captain of Company B, 114th infantry, and was[…]

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World Scholars, Artists, Activists Call for Demilitarization of Okinawa

080821-N-0529C-004 OKINAWA, Japan (Aug. 21, 2008) – Two CH46 helicopters transport Seabees from Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 133 (NMCB 133) to a bombing range off the coast of Okinawa. On August 21, 2008, a survey team performed a site visit to this remote location. NMCB 133 will take the results of this survey and generate a plan to make the[…]

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The American War Machine Continues to Grow and Seek Confrontation

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis briefs members of the media on Syria at the Pentagon April 13, 2018 in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) by Vijay Prashad, from Commmon Dreams, August 2, 2018 Last week, on July 26, the United States House of Representatives passed the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act, which will then go on to the U.S.[…]

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Towards Ending the 65 Years of Armistice: Understanding the process for peace in Korea

ZoomInKorea Interview with Gregory Erlich, July 24, 2018 July 27, 2018 marks the 65th anniversary of the Armistice Agreement which brought about a ceasefire to the Korean War. The agreement was signed by North Korean General Nam Il representing both the Korean People’s Army (KPA) as well as the Chinese People’s Volunteer Army (PVA) and U.S. Army Lieutenant General Harrison,[…]

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Drones In the Sahara

by Joe Penny An American Base with Ground Operations in Nigeria Late in the morning of October 4 last year, a convoy of Nigerien and American special forces soldiers in eight vehicles left the village of Tongo Tongo. As they made their way between mud-brick houses with thatched roofs, they were attacked from one side by dozens of militants, if[…]

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Conference on U.S. Military Bases Discusses Spring Antiwar Actions

By Marilyn Levin, Jan 27, 2018 Attended by 200 people (space limited attendance) and viewed by thousands via live streaming, the historic Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases, Jan. 12-14, 2018, in Baltimore, brought together broad participation from the peace/antiwar U.S. left along with leaders fighting U.S./NATO aggression from around the world. Initiated by the U.S. Peace Council, a significant[…]

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No Foreign Bases: Challenging the Footprint of US Empire

A great writeup for the No Foreign Bases Conference last weekend in Baltimore by Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers in the Popular Resistance Newsletter The United States cannot be a moral or ethical country until it faces up to the realities of US empire and the destruction it causes around the world. The US undermines governments (including democracies), kills millions[…]

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