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A Show on Future Weapons: Discovering Hidden Politics

Friday, 15 August 2014, 1:25 pm | War Is A Crime

The Discovery Channel has been doing a yeoman’s service in visually capturing day-to-day activities of dangerous animals and rare birds in forests untouched by human footfalls, animals living in depths of oceans and animals facing extinction threat. More >>

Back In Iraq: We Only Want To Save You

Friday, 15 August 2014, 1:22 pm | War Is A Crime

New York, New York: Welcome back to Iraq -- complete with our ever present WMD's -- Weapons of Mass deception. Suddenly, the country we never wanted to have to think about again is back in the news and on our military agenda. More >>

Toledo, Ohio, Sips of Life in Iraq

Thursday, 7 August 2014, 3:40 pm | War Is A Crime

Ironically, although this city is affixed to the shore of a Great Lake, we’ve given a new meaning to what a “dry” town is. We learned it’s one thing to go without beer; quite another to go without water. More >>

The Syrian Election and ISIS in Iraq

Tuesday, 1 July 2014, 5:22 pm | War Is A Crime

Earlier this month, I traveled with seven other westerners to Syria where we joined with thirty plus activists, journalists and politicians from Asia, Africa and South America to observe the Syria Presidential election. Bashar. Assad won 88% of the ... More >>

The Legacy of World War II

Thursday, 12 June 2014, 1:21 pm | War Is A Crime

June 6th came once more. D-day was a long time ago and I didn't intend to make anything of it. I was surprised by the emotional turmoil I felt, by how I felt about that day in my gut. I realized that while I was born after the war was over, D-day and ... More >>

Bergdahl, Desertion and Heroics

Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 2:20 pm | War Is A Crime

A lead article on CNN today reads as follows: ‘Fellow soldiers call Bowe Bergdahl a deserter, not a hero.’ It seems that one is defining the term ‘hero’ in a rather odd way, if one can’t consider a deserter a hero. More >>

The Nazi Danger -- A Letter from Odessa

Tuesday, 20 May 2014, 2:19 pm | War Is A Crime

I have lived in Odessa since my early childhood and adore this sunny south city with its hospitable and witty people. Odessa is a multinational city which is reflected in the names of its streets: French and Italian Boulevards, Greek and Bulgarian Streets, ... More >>

The Power of Parliamentarians in Abolishing Nuclear Weapons

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 11:45 am | War Is A Crime

At first glance, the elimination of nuclear weapons appears to be a hopeless case. The Conference on Disarmament in Geneva has been paralyzed for many years. The Non-Proliferation Treaty is in crisis. The major nuclear weapons states refuse to enter into comprehensive ... More >>

Making Iowa into a War Zone: National Guard Poised to Attack

Tuesday, 4 February 2014, 5:03 pm | War Is A Crime

The F-16 jets of the Iowa Air National Guard that formerly buzzed the city of Des Moines have disappeared and we are told that their base at the Des Moines International Airport is in the process of refitting into a command center for unmanned aerial ... More >>

From Egypt to Afghanistan: Free woman, free world

Tuesday, 28 January 2014, 2:44 pm | War Is A Crime

In the past year, during the rule of the Muslim Brotherhood, when the darkness of fanatical Muslims beset Egypt, and when it seemed that the spirit of resistance was fading, and people were giving up, I was observing women, wondering how the new situation ... More >>

The Blind Alley of J Street and Liberal American Zionism

Wednesday, 22 January 2014, 5:21 pm | War Is A Crime

By Abba A. Solomon and Norman Solomon Since its founding six years ago, J Street has emerged as a major Jewish organization under the banner “Pro-Israel, Pro-Peace.” By now J Street is able to be a partial counterweight to AIPAC, the American Israel ... More >>

Analysis of STRATFOR Leaks Misrepresents Nonviolent Movement

Thursday, 12 December 2013, 11:47 am | War Is A Crime

Carl Gibson and Steve Horn have done an important service in writing their article outlining Srdja Popovic’s inexcusable collaboration with the global intelligence company STRATFOR and his disclosure of the activities of movements and activists ... More >>

Stop Blank Check to Israel, Stop Funding Rights Violations

Tuesday, 10 December 2013, 4:43 pm | War Is A Crime

December 10th is Human Rights Day. This day is an opportunity for all of us to reflect on the importance of human rights in our increasingly interconnected world. Human Rights are basic freedoms to which all humans are entitled: the right to life, the ... More >>

ENDING ALL WAR: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

Thursday, 31 October 2013, 1:04 pm | War Is A Crime

If unnecessary suffering on an enormous scale is to be avoided, we must abolish war. Some 180 million people died in wars in the 20th century and, while we have not yet repeated a war on the scale of World War II, wars are not going away. More >>

This Way

Tuesday, 1 October 2013, 4:14 pm | War Is A Crime

This article is the foreword to David Swanson's new book, War No More: The Case for Abolition. I lived in Iraq during the 2003 Shock and Awe bombing. On April 1st, about two weeks into the aerial bombardment, a medical doctor who was one of my fellow ... More >>

An Appeal Against Attacking Syria

Monday, 26 August 2013, 2:30 pm | War Is A Crime

Mairead Maguire, Nobel peace laureate, today appealed to the Rt. Hon. William Hague, British Foreign Minister, and M. Laurent Fabius, French Foreign Minister, to stop calling for military action against Syria which, she said, will only lead the Middle ... More >>

Clinging to Mass Violence

Tuesday, 20 August 2013, 11:52 am | War Is A Crime

Is the human race determined to snuff itself out through mass violence? There are many signs that it is. The most glaring indication lies in the continued popularity of war. Despite well over a hundred million deaths in World Wars I and II, plus the ... More >>

The Secret Court: Is it Constitutional?

Tuesday, 6 August 2013, 3:23 pm | War Is A Crime

Americans are just beginning to discover that a secret court has been quietly erasing their constitutional right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures. They are also learning that this court is made up primarily of conservative activists ... More >>

What's It Like to Go to Jail for Justice? One Person's Story

Monday, 5 August 2013, 11:39 am | War Is A Crime

At age 69, I recently found spending thirteen hours in a Washington, DC, jail one of the most invigorating experiences I've ever had, and it seems to have already helped to make the world a better place! More >>

Army Teaches Wrong Lesson in Nation's High Schools

Monday, 5 August 2013, 10:53 am | War Is A Crime

This summer the world will pause to commemorate the 68th anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Most Americans are still supportive of Truman's decision despite overwhelming historical evidence the bomb had "nothing ... More >>

 

 

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