Articles by John V. Walsh

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Arming Taiwan Is an Insane Provocation
John V. Walsh | Antiwar - TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Jul 2023

12 Jul 2023 – As Washington applies the neocon Wolfowitz Doctrine to East Asia, Taiwan becomes a “powder keg” by U.S. weaponry. The provocations must stop and Biden should instead take up China’s offer of peaceful coexistence.

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The Democratic Party, Now the Leading Party of War
John V. Walsh | Pressenza - TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Oct 2022

The prowar mentality among the progressive Dem pols is not limited to Biden’s cruel proxy war to the last Ukrainian. It extends to a second proxy war now being ginned up in Taiwan. When Nancy Pelosi recently visited the island to stir up secessionist sentiment, not a single progressive Democrat in Congress made so much as a peep of protest.

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An Antidote to the ‘Split’ in the US Peace Movement: Anti-Interventionism
John V. Walsh | Antiwar - TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Apr 2022

7 Apr 2022 – No more US Arms to Ukraine. End the Racist Sanctions. Stop the Russia Bashing. Once upon a time anti-interventionism by the hegemonic US empire was a point of principle for progressives and peace advocates. Sadly, that is no longer the case.

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US Goading Japan into Confrontation with China – Will Japan Take the Bait?
John V. Walsh - Antiwar, 11 Feb 2013

Read that carefully. It is a thinly veiled appeal to the worst aspects of Japanese militarism and nationalism, which for good reason are so reviled in East Asia. It is done in the context of the “re-rise’ of China, a phrase that invokes China’s past world supremacy and Japan’s inferior status at the time. What sort of beast is this disturbing plea designed to awaken? China has no record of expansionism overseas even going back to 1400 when it was the world’s premier naval power but never conquered or established colonies or took slaves.

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