War And Peace


US Embassy Kyiv

Biden, Burisma, and the US impeachment hearings have crowded out media coverage of pressing domestic issues in Ukraine. Read more

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Robert A. Ellis

On April 25, 1945, American and Russian soldiers linked up at the Elbe River and made a pledge for peace that we should heed today. Read more


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National Archives

Opposition to the Vietnam war burst into a wide range of activism, including wearing anti-war buttons while in uniform, petitions and demonstrations, guerrilla theater, staging hearings about war crimes, and throwing away the medals they earned. Read more


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As part of a 2004 delegation to Camp Bucca, where Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was held for 10 months, I heard tales of horrific experiences. It was one of the most hellish spots I've ever encountered. Read more



A24 Films

The new film illustrates how Washington’s endless imperialist wars of aggression tragically pit Americans against not only overseas “enemies,” but one another. Read more




They say politics makes strange bedfellows. So does war. Read more


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“Strike with creativity!” proclaims Raytheon. Read more


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Kathy Kelly

Recovering from a broken hip, peace activist Kathy Kelly reflects on her experiences with people disabled and traumatized by war. Read more




The U.S. government views the islands as keys to controlling the Pacific and constraining the rise of China. Read more

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Kathy Kelly

Amidst political posturing, aerial terrorism, and street bombings, Afghan citizens pursue their daily work toward peace. Read more


If the press is the “fourth estate,” the cinema is arguably the fifth. “Official Secrets” indicts Blair, Bush, and other mass murderers in the court of public opinion—at a theater near you. Read more


For nearly three-quarters of a century, “The Progressive” has been a consistent voice against nuclear madness. Read more

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James M Shelley

“We are stardust, we are golden, and we’ve got to get ourselves back to the garden.” — Joni Mitchell Read more

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“For that kind of money,” Vonnegut cracked on the CBS Evening News, “the least [NASA] can do is discover God.” Civil rights activists, anti-Vietnam War protesters and even top scientists were skeptical of the Apollo moon mission at the time. Read more

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Author and retired Army colonel Andrew Bacevich puts the current flare in tensions with Iran in historical context. Read more

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United States of Arms

Will Geary

The greatest outlier in terms of possessing nuclear weapons is the United States. Read more


“He spit on your democracy!” Read more


Fallout and reverberations in the climate would follow the immediate, devastating impact of a nuclear blast. Read more