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Joseph Gerson

Joseph Gerson

Joseph Gerson is President of the Campaign for Peace, Disarmaent and Common Security, Co-founder of the Committee for a SANE U.S. China Policy and Vice President of the International Peace Bureau. His books include Empire and the Bomb, and With Hiroshima Eyes.

Articles by this author

 

Biden Dangerously Accelerating the New Cold War with China

Despite our differences with China—some of them profound—we would do well to prioritize pursuing mutually beneficial diplomacy and building collaborations to address the existential threats to survival over preparing for catastrophic war with the Middle Kingdom.

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The New Cold War U.S.-Japanese Summit: Containing China and Reinforcing Hegemony

The existential truth is that the U.S. and China are caught in the Thucydides Trap, the historic pattern of inevitable tension between rising and declining powers that have too often climaxed in catastrophic war.

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Was Trump Hoping for a Coup?

There remain 13 potentially dangerous days before Biden is inaugurated.

Joseph Gerson ·


Our Real Security: Preventing a New Cold War with China

Pressing for peaceful resolution of U.S.-China tensions in ways that provide mutual benefit for both sides and other Asia-Pacific nations needs to become a peace movement priority.

Joseph Gerson ·


Nightmare of an October Surprise

The preservation of constitutional democracy in the United States could depend on our preparing for a possible—if very unlikely—October Surprise.

Joseph Gerson ·


A Pandemic, the Geopolitical Struggle for Power, and the Urgency of Common Security

The pandemic teaches that we are a single interdependent species, and that militarism and xenophobic policies threaten our security and survival.

Joseph Gerson ·


No to Disastrous War With Iran

Instead of initiating a war with the assassination of General Soleimani, rationale leaders would have pursued diplomacy to reverse the spiraling dynamic of military escalation, not thoughtlessly and murderously fueling it.

Joseph Gerson ·

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