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US and Israel Launch Joint Military Exercise

US and Israel Launch Joint Military Exercise

aljazeera.com October 21, 2012. Some 3,500 US troops and 1,000 Israeli soldiers have begun a joint military drill, an Israeli military spokeswoman has said. "Austere Challenge 12 is the largest aerial defence exercise to take place between the two militaries," an Israeli military statement said on Sunday. Of the 3,500 US personnel involved, around 1,000 will be stationed in Israel, while the rest will operate in Europe and the Mediterranean, Lieutenant General Craig Franklin, a senior

October 21, 2012 No Comments Full Story

US-Led Attack Kills 4 Children in Eastern Afghanistan

US-Led Attack Kills 4 Children in Eastern Afghanistan

At least four Afghan children have been killed in an attack carried out by US-led forces in Afghanistan’s eastern province of Logar, Press TV reports. According to local sources, US-led troops fired missiles on residential areas in the country’s east, killing several children who were on their way to school.Reports say two other children were also injured in the incident which occurred on Sunday. The issue of civilian casualties in Afghanistan is highly sensitive and has be

October 21, 2012 No Comments Full Story

Fact Sheet on the Iran-US Stand-Off

Fact Sheet on the Iran-US Stand-Off

Campaign Against Sanctions and Military Actions in Iran Introduction The current U.S. standoff against Iran, like the run-up to the invasion of Iraq in 2003, was instigated by the neoconservatives of the Bush Administration based on their doctrine of “maintaining U.S. pre-eminence, thwarting rival powers and shaping the global security system according to U.S. interests”. In the case of Saddam’s regime, its fictitious Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) and its alleged links to

October 7, 2012 No Comments Full Story

No War on Syria and Iran!

No War on Syria and Iran!

The Los Angeles Peace Council participated in forum sponsored by IAC opposing war on Syria and Iran.

October 6, 2012 No Comments Full Story

Urgent! Veterans for Peace Appeals to Non-Aligned Movement to Help End Sanctions and Prevent War on Iran

Urgent! Veterans for Peace Appeals to Non-Aligned Movement to Help End Sanctions and Prevent War on Iran

Aug 20, 2012. With the Non-Aligned Movement meeting this week in Tehran, Veterans For Peace is urging the organization of 120 nations not formally allied with any major power bloc to take steps to deter the Israeli-American threats of war against Iran over its nuclear enrichment program.   APPEAL TO NON-ALIGNED LEADERS MEETING IN TEHRAN FROM: Veterans For Peace This is an urgent appeal from Veterans For Peace. We are an organization of U.S. veterans formed in 1985 to try to

August 20, 2012 No Comments Full Story

On Economic Sanctions and Threats of War Against Iran

On Economic Sanctions and Threats of War Against Iran

Interview with Leah Bolger, President of Veterans for Peace — Leah Bolger: "Veterans For Peace wants to extend a hand of friendship to the Iranian people.... We understand that the people of Iran are not our enemies, and we really want to convey that message. We want to convey the message that our foreign policy does not represent American people; it’s the government." Interviewed by C. Goodman, U.S. Peace Council CG:  Thank you for giving us the time to have this talk with you. We

August 17, 2012 No Comments Full Story

Political Declaration of the Assembly of the World Peace Council

Political Declaration of the Assembly of the World Peace Council

The 2012 Assembly of the World Peace Council, held from July 20-23 in Kathmandu and hosted by the Nepal Peace and Solidarity Council, concluded with the adoption of the following Political Declaration: The World Peace Council salutes the people of Nepal and all peace-loving forces in the country.  We express our solidarity with the struggle to establish the New Democratic Republic of Nepal where the Nepali people, following the abolition of the monarchy, will become the masters of their fort

August 17, 2012 No Comments Full Story

World Peace Council Assembly Resolutions on Iran, Syria, Cuba, and Victims of Agent Orange

World Peace Council Assembly Resolutions on Iran, Syria, Cuba, and Victims of Agent Orange

  The Nepal Peace and Solidarity Council hosted the World Peace Council's World Peace Assembly and Conference in Katmandu from July 20 though July 23. The following resolutions were adopted by the Assembly on 22 July 2012.   In Solidarity with Socialist Cuba: The Assembly of the World Peace Council, held in Kathmandu,Nepal, reaffirms its profound solidarity with Socialist Cuba, its people and revolution. The delegates of the Assembly condemn the criminal economic blockad

July 27, 2012 No Comments Full Story

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