Category: Weapons & Disarmament

Lawrence Wittner: The Day I First Picketed the White House

Why It Wasn’t a Bad Idea

Jonathan Cook: Israel arms trade with rogue regimes

If countries want the best arms, then they probably go to the US and Europe. But when no one else will sell to you, then you turn to Israel

Kathy Kelly: Wrongful Rhetoric

In a time when 20 million people face starvation, it’s particularly obscene for any country to pour resources into nuclear weaponry

Juan Cole: Nuclear Hypocrite

Trump appears to have been disturbed that the US stockpile had dropped from over 30,000 in the early 1960s

John M. Laforge: $1.5 Trillion Nuclear Weapons Complex

Congressional pleas for austerity, fiscal responsibility, and budget cutting should be lampooned and rejected unless the trillion-plus nuclear weapons plan is zeroed out first

William D. Hartung: The Scandal of Pentagon Spending

Your Tax Dollars Support Troops of Defense Contractor CEOs

Richard Falk: Nobel Peace Prize 2017

Finally, the committee in Oslo that picks a winner of the Nobel Peace Prize each year selected in 2017 an awardee that is a true embodiment of the intended legacy of Alfred Nobel

Adam Johnson: $700B Pentagon Handout

Deficits is a clever marketing term used by those charged with keeping government money out of the hands of the poor—and in the coffers of weapons makers, banks and other wealthy interest groups

Ben Dangl: Masters of War

Senate Defense Budget Set to Exceed One Third of Global Military Spending

Harry Blain: What Happened to Arms Trade Treaty?

Four years ago, the U.S. and the UK signed a landmark treaty to restrict the sale of arms to rights abusers. So why are they still profiting off the atrocities in Yemen?

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