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As Biden Reverses Trump Land Mine Policy, US Urged to Join Global Ban Treaty

"As welcome as this step is, the White House needs to put the U.S. on a definitive path to join the treaties banning anti-personnel mines and cluster munitions," argues Sen. Patrick Leahy.

Brett Wilkins ·


Amid New Cold War, US Playing With Fire in Ukraine

The geopolitical struggle over Eurasia has proven to be a relentless affair, one that, in the years to come, will likely contribute both to Beijing's rise and to the ongoing erosion of Washington's once formidable global hegemony.

Alfred W. McCoy ·


As a Former Refugee, I Want Safety for Everyone—No Matter Where They Are Fleeing From

Protecting people forced to flee their homes, no matter where they are from, is our shared responsibility.

Diane Bahati ·


Nagasaki Survivor Denounces 'Absolute Evil' of Nuclear Bombs on Eve of Vienna Summit

"The atomic bomb is a weapon of inhumanity and of absolute evil, with which human beings cannot exist," said 82-year-old Sueichi Kido.

Kenny Stancil ·


War Wounds: How Veterans Return From America's Wars

"I've been in the Army twenty-six years," he says, "and I can tell you it's a con."

Ann Jones ·


Largest Ever US-NATO Naval War Drills in Pacific a Threat to Both Peace and Marine Life

Military posturing in the Asia-Pacific also risks nuclear war and the potential extinction of the human species.

Ann Wright ·


The US Could Lose the New Cold War With China and Russia

Other countries will not want to ally themselves with a power that rests on increasingly uncertain economic, social, and political foundations.

Joseph Stiglitz ·


As Death Toll Climbs, NATO Chief Warns Russian War on Ukraine Could 'Last for Years'

While Western powers continue to pour weapons into the region, critics argue that "there's only one way to bring it to an end. That's diplomacy."

Jessica Corbett ·


The Death of Neoliberalism in Ecuador

Like in 2019, these protests will be a test of the determination of the current government for austerity measures and neoliberal policies.

Joseph Bouchard ·


To Meet Nuclear Threat, US Should Attend Historic Vienna Meeting on Ban Treaty

It is time to break the silence, to tell the whole truth about nuclear weapons. There is a path out of the global peril that is, at this moment, being acutely felt by people around the world.

Ralph Hutchison ·

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