Articles by World BEYOND War

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How to End the War in Afghanistan
World BEYOND War - TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Nov 2020

19 Nov 2020 – The U.S. war on Afghanistan is in its 19th year. Enough is enough! Ann Wright is the moderator. Panelists are Kathy Kelly, Matthew Hoh, Rory Fanning, Danny Sjursen, and Arash Azizzada.

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The Case against Iraqing Iran
David Swanson | World Beyond War – MintPress News, 18 Dec 2017

Planning war and funding war creates its own momentum. Sanctions become, as with Iraq, a stepping stone to war. Cutting off diplomacy leaves few options open. Electoral pissing contests take us all where most of us did not want to be.

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Desertion: A Long, Proud History
CJ Hinke, World Beyond War - TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Jul 2015

There are as many reasons to desert military service as there are deserters. All countries’ militaries like to snatch young men when they are uneducated, inexperienced, and unemployed. You can do no greater good than refusing to kill. If you are in the military, anybody’s military, do the right thing: RUN AWAY!

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George Clooney Opposes War Profiteering—But only in Africa
David Swanson, World Beyond War – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Jul 2015

Of the top 100 weapons makers in the world, not a single one is based in Africa. Only 1 is in South or Central America. Fifteen are in Western allies and protectorates in Asia (and China is not included in the list). Three are in Israel, one in Ukraine, and 13 in Russia. Sixty-six are in the United States, Western Europe, and Canada. Forty are in the U.S. alone. Seventeen of the top 30 are in the U.S. Six of the top 10 mega-profiteers are in the U.S. The other four in the top 10 are in Western Europe.

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Military Conscription Worldwide – Conscientious Objectors and Deserters
CJ Hinke, World Beyond War – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Jul 2015

Incredibly, in the 21st-century, roughly half of the world’s nation-states practice military conscription. The countries on this list may still be enforcing military conscription.

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What Are Foreign Military Bases For?
World Beyond War – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Jul 2015

Have you ever wondered and investigated how many US military bases exist in the world, where exactly, and at what cost, to what purpose, and in terms of what relationship with the host nations? A wonderfully researched new book, six years in the works, answers these questions in a manner you’ll find engaging whether you’ve ever asked them or not. It’s called ‘Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Harm America and the World’ by David Vine.

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Putin Shot Down a Plane! Putin Shot Down a … What? Never Mind
World Beyond War – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Dec 2014

The world outside of the U.S. media is full of evidence suggesting that Russia did not do it. The silence is deafening. Dutch plans to produce a dubious report by next summer are being outpaced by steps toward war.

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100 Years of War-100 Years of Peace and the Peace Movement, 1914-2014
Peter van den Dungen, World Beyond War – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Jul 2014

The West, and the rest of the world, would indeed be a great deal more civilised if war – ‘the foulest blot upon our civilization’ in the words of Andrew Carnegie – was abolished. When he said so, Hiroshima and Nagasaki were still Japanese cities like any other.

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Mapping Militarism
World Beyond War – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Jun 2014

World Beyond War has created a set of online interactive maps to help us all see where and how war and preparations for war exist in the world today. We’ll be updating some of these maps with new data every year and displaying animation of the progress away from war or the regress toward more war as the case may be.

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