Posts Tagged ‘peace’

Digging for Peace- Resisting Nuclear Weapons

Volkel, Netherlands, photo by BNNVARA On Wednesday, October 20, I joined “Vrede Scheppen,” “Create Peace,” about 25 peace activists from the Netherlands, Germany and Austria at the airbase at Volkel, Netherlands, making a plea for an end to nuclear weapons. This base is home to two Dutch F16 fighter wings and the United States Air […]

Personal interview: Dan Kovalik What are the Prospects for Peace?

Events are unfolding at a quickening pace. Facing an alarming escalation in tensions around the world, we are looking to our most respected and renowned thought leaders for an honest assessment of both U.S. foreign and military policy to offer their most current thoughts and insights. We know they have some ideas for improving the […]

30 Years On: The Middle East Peace-Process Ruse

Above Photo: Palestinian journalists filming a building in the Gaza Strip destroyed by Israeli bombing, May 14. (Osps7, CC BY-SA 4.0, Wikimedia Commons) The limitation of Palestinian autonomy was embedded in U.S.-brokered negotiations from the start, writes Inès Abdel Razek. That cycle must be broken. Thirty years ago, representatives of the Israeli government and the […]

Peace in Afghanistan is No Longer ‘Made in the US’

Even though the US fought the war in Afghanistan for twenty years and it decided to withdraw after signing a deal with the Taliban (banned in Russia), the end of the war and the US withdrawal has not automatically transitioned into ‘peace.’ The US’ utterly chaotic and irresponsible withdrawal from Afghanistan and the consequent resurgence […]

New Military Bloc – New Threats to Peace and Security in Asia

In September 2021 it was announced that in the Asia-Pacific and Indo-Pacific regions emerged a new military bloc composed of Australia, the United States and Britain. This event caused a resounding international response, marking a milestone in the ongoing restructuring of international relations.   Many analysts saw the new military bloc as a prototype of an […]

Abby Martin On The Question: What Are The Prospects For Peace?

Above photo: Activism Munich. Events are unfolding at a quickening pace. Facing an alarming escalation in tensions around the world, we are looking to our most respected and renowned thought leaders for an honest assessment of both U.S. foreign and military policy to offer their most current thoughts and insights. We know they have some […]

Notes From National Peace & Justice Unity Meeting

On October 13 there was an important meeting via Zoom to build unity among key peace and justice movement organizations in the US. The meeting was attended by leaders from the US Peace Council, Black Alliance for Peace, United National Antiwar Coalition, United for Peace & Justice, Veterans For Peace, Answer Coalition, Women’s International League […]

War and Peace in Pre-Modern Europe: Have We Really Bypassed Brutality?

When pondering themes of war and peace, there is a general perception among modern people of the Western world that the time we live in is decidedly more civilized and peaceful than any other era of human history. Most believe that modernity is characterized by the continued decline of violence in all its forms, with […]

MARIA RESSA – NOBEL PEACE PRIZE – CIA IN JAKARTA

Maria Ressa, a Filipino-American journalist, has won the Nobel Peace Prize. She worked for many years for CNN. In May 1998, she reported on the riots in Indonesia which led to the fall of President Suharto. She reported that the riots were spontaneous events involving some students and some of the poor. She DID NOT […]

Global Leadership, Peace and Conflict Resolutions beyond the Lens of Rationality

Photo credit: Rise Up Times “And if we do act, in however small a way, we don’t have to wait for some grand utopian future. The future is an infinite succession of presents, and to live now as we think human beings should live, in defiance of all that is bad around us, is itself […]

Nobel Peace Prize Is Awarded To Journalists Maria Ressa, Dmitry Muratov

OSLO (AP) — The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to journalists Maria Ressa of the Philippines and Dmitry Muratov of Russia. They were citing for their fight for freedom of expression. Advertisement The winners were announced Friday by Berit Reiss-Andersen, chair of the Norwegian Nobel Committee. “Free, independent and fact-based journalism serves to […]

Baffling! Greta, the Child Prophet of Doom, is Favourite to Win the Nobel Peace Prize

St. Greta Thunberg has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize for the third year running and is the bookies’ favourite, for her services to infantile ranting, doom-mongering, and historical illiteracy. Just one question: why? Teenage doomster Greta Thunberg is the hot favourite to win this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. Her predictions of global death […]

Blinken: ‘Sheikh Jarrah could lead to war, situation not ready for peace’

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday expressed his concerns about the expulsion of Palestinian families from Sheikh Jarrah and increasing tension at Al-Aqsa Mosque, fearing that this could lead to a new war. Speaking to Israeli Walla! news website, Blinken stated that the US understands the necessity to return Israeli soldiers captive in […]

Is there “Just Peace” Underneath Turkish Bayonets?

Turkish President Erdoğan, who has long dreamed of restoring the former Ottoman Empire under his rule, including power-based methods, attended the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in a desperately bellicose mood, accompanied, as always, by numerous guards. At the behest of the Turkish leader, this visit was preceded by a propaganda campaign about […]

FULL (OF IT) Benjamin bla bla blah Fulford – 9-20-21… “Biblical floods or world peace; which is it to be?”

FULL ARTICLE Benjamin Fulford 9-20-21… “Biblical floods or world peace; which is it to be?”Posted on September 23, 2021 by kauilapele2 Here’s the full weekly report from Ben. There is quite a bit of perhaps helpful intel here, although some of it is more than I care to “pay attention” to. “The eruption last week […]

Displaced Syrian children in Idlib compose ‘letters of peace’

Syrian children draw and write messages on a roll of paper at an event organized by the NGO Shafak. A few days later, on the International Day of Peace, they displayed their work in a camp for displaced people in the villages of Killi and Maaret Misreen, in Idlib province, northwestern Syria. Source

The U.S. Military, Post-Afghanistan – Can We Finally Give Peace A Chance?

Handover ceremony at Camp Anthonic, from US Army to Afghan Special Forces, Helmand province, Afghanistan, May 2, 2021. Yoda, the Jedi Master in the Star Wars films, once pointed out that the future is all too difficult to see and it’s hard to deny his insight. Yet I’d argue that, when it comes to the U.S. military […]

Global Leaders Waging Wars against Humanity Claim Peace and Success

“The culture of peace is universal. It is shared by people and nations Worldwide. Today’s “culture of war” is a US hegemonic project predicated on the creation of conflict and divisions within and between countries. It is this (unilateral) project of global warfare which is intent upon destroying civilization.” (Professor Michel Chossudovsky, “Towards a Culture […]

Israel Seeks To Undermine Iran-IAEA Agreement, Preventing Peace

Iran and the United Nation’s atomic-energy watchdog reached a surprise agreement this Sunday following a snap visit by the IAEA to Tehran. This agreement is, however, being quickly overshadowed by allegations from Israeli officials over Iranian offensive actions, regionally, and fear mongering concerning nuclear enrichment. One of the greatest obstacles to an Iran-US re-establishment of […]

Loyalty to Christ Must Surpass Loyalty to Family: “I Did not Come to Bring Peace, but a Sword” – Jesus

by Brian ShilhavyEditor, Health Impact News Do not suppose that I have come to bring peace to the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I have come to turn a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law– a man’s enemies will be the […]

Israel-Palestine: ‘No war, no peace’ apartheid is Bennett’s best case scenario

The Israeli prime minister is first since Golda Meir to propose the racist status quo as a political platform In March 2015, then Israeli economy minister Naftali Bennett during an election campaign gathering in Kibbutz Kfar Etzion in the Gush Etzion settlement in the West Bank (AFP) By Meron Rapoport Published date: 7 September 2021 13:02 UTC  […]

Kandhamal Day – Film Festival on Justice, Peace and Harmony

Human beings have suppressed, oppressed, mutilated, humiliated and neglected their own fellow human beings due to many reasons throughout history. There are economic, cultural, social and political reason for such human rights violations. One of the reasons for such human rights violations in India is on the basis of identity. People have been killed, abused, […]

Raisi: US Defeat in Afghanistan A Chance for Lasting Peace

Posted on August 17, 2021 by martyrashrakat August 16, 2021 Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi considered on Monday that “The defeat of the United States in Afghanistan must usher in a durable peace” in the neighboring war-wracked country. “The military defeat and the US withdrawal from Afghanistan should offer an opportunity to restore life, security and […]

Nicaragua: The Right To Live In Peace

“Sovereignty is not argued aboutIt is defended”– Cesar Augusto Sandino It is an irrefutable fact that the United States orchestrated, financed and unleashed the violent coup attempt in 2018 against the democratically elected FSLN government. Spokespeople of the U.S. establishment, from former president Trump, extreme right-wing senators and deputies, all the way down the food […]

To reach a peace deal, Taliban say Afghan president must go

The Taliban say they don’t want to monopolize power, but they insist there won’t be peace in Afghanistan until there is a new negotiated government in Kabul and President Ashraf Ghani is removed. In an interview with The Associated Press, Taliban spokesman, Suhail Shaheen, who is also a member of the group’s negotiating team, laid […]

As AIPAC sputters, ‘Americans for Peace Now’ publicizes ‘apartheid’ charge

There was big news inside the Israel lobby yesterday: the legendary Israel lobbying group AIPAC will not hold its annual conference next spring, citing lingering covid concerns– if you believe that, and I don’t. The air has clearly gone out of the rightwing Israel lobby. It is dependent on wealthy older Jews, and Republicans; and […]

Zarif urges NAM to resist unilateralism that threatens global peace

Zarif urges NAM to resist unilateralism that threatens global peace – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday urged the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to establish a “united front” to counter unilateralism that “continues to undermine the rule of law” and “threatens peace and stability throughout the world.” Zarif made the remarks […]

Iran hosts talks between Afghanistan government and Taliban in a bid for peace

Iran brought together envoys of the Afghan government and the Taliban movement in Tehran this week for a rare meeting between the two sides, in what appeared to be a diplomatic win for Tehran as well as a modest sign of progress in ongoing efforts towards reconciliation and peace in Afghanistan. But with recent major […]

Rabindranath- Finding Peace and Acceptance Through Art

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark- Rabindranath Tagore Whenever the thought of Kabiguru crosses my mind, a shade of white illuminates my thoughts, a white which is as pure as the pearl lying in its shell waiting to be uncovered in an unknown sea. It is a […]

Brokering Peace in Yemen – Fight for Marib will Dictate Nation’s Future

Yemen’s oil rich province of Marib is once again centre stage to a raging battle for control, pitting Yemen’s internationally recognised government (backed by the Saudi war coalition and its local allies) to Ansarallah (aka the Houthis), a movement born in the Highlands of the northern province of Sa’ada that operates under the leadership of […]

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