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Poll: Clear majority supports nuclear deal with Iran.

Most Americans support U.S. national security interests and the notion of striking a deal with Iran that restricts the nation’s nuclear program in exchange for loosening sanctions, a new… 615 more words


World Beyond War: New Book Available

David  Swanson’s brainchild — World Beyond War —  is pleased to provide the book that everyone has been asking for: A Global Security System: An Alternative to War… 86 more words

Deadline for Iran Talks.

Diplomatic talks with Iran continued for a fifth day in Lausanne, Switzerland. Lifting sanctions is a main obstacle to securing a framework agreement on Iranian disputed nuclear program by March 31, five European and U.S. 299 more words


Afghanistan could one day support itself as a stable and functional democracy.

Ashraf Ghani, the new president of Afghanistan, thanked the Americans who have supported Afghanistan’s pursuit of peace and security. Mr. Ghani visiting the United States on Monday stressed his commitment to combating militancy and ensuring that Afghanistan could one day support itself as a stable and functional democracy and would take this opportunity to pay tribute to the men and women in uniform who have done the ultimate sacrifice — in a speech at the Pentagon, repeatedly citing the 2,215 Americans who have been killed and over 20,000 American military members who have been wounded in his country. 154 more words

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A Plan for World Peace

No one seems to have anything bad to say about the idea of world peace. Even the most fanatical jingoists nowadays don’t claim to desire war simply for its own sake. 5,697 more words


Vladimir Putin's legendary speech at 2007 Munich Security Conference

A commenter stated that this speech has been taken down numerous times. Apparently, there was also a Q&A with reporters after the speech. These versions are just the speech. 56 more words

How Vladimir Putin blocked the U.S. "pivot to Asia"

Posted on CounterPunch, March 8, 2015
By Mike Whitney

“The collapse of the Soviet Union removed the only constraint on Washington’s power to act unilaterally abroad…. 2,814 more words