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
Archive for October 7th, 2012
Sign on to this Petition! International Association of Peace Messenger Cities Calls for A Nuclear Weapons-Free Middle East
The New York Times has reported that the US has been reinforcing its already large military presence in the Middle East as a leg of its negotiations with Iran over the claim that Iran is building “nuclear weapons”. This is exacerbating an already tense and volatile situation. Coupled with economic sanctions, it adds to the fires burning in the Middle East, a real threat of another Middle East war with wide spread repercussions. Peace loving people must speak out. We are calling for suppor
USPC Letter to Obama and Congress: Support the UN Conference for a Middle East Free of Nuclear Weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction!
The threat of war has been extended to Spring! Threatening to bomb Iran by Israel is a violation of International Law and the Charter of the United Nations. We demand that our voices be heard to stop a war with Iran. We want no part of another illegal war in the Middle East! We have stopped madness for the moment, but the threat is on the table. Instead of war, the United Nations is offering a logical solution to the crisis: establishing a Nuclear Weapons and Weapons of Mass Destruction-Free Z
October 01, 2012 Seven Members of Veterans For Peace are part of a 40-member delegation organized by Code Pink now in Pakistan through October 10th. VFP members Leah Bolger, Dave Dittemore, Bill Kelly, Jody Mackey, Rob Mulford, and Ann Wright are meeting with drone victims' families, elected officials, tribal elders, and residents of South Waziristan, where U.S. drone strikes have killed thousands, while injuring and making refugees of many more. Code Pink's Medea Benjamin is an associate mem
By the time Bradley Manning goes to trial next February for the alleged transmission of state secrets to WikiLeaks he will have spent as much time in military custody as it would take to build the Empire State building twice over, his lawyer has protested. David Coombs, Manning's civilian lawyer, has filed a motion with the army court hearing the US soldier's court martial calling for all charges against him to be dismissed on grounds that his right to a speedy trial have been violated. The U