Donald Trump

In January 2016, the Iran Deal strengthened the world’s belief in diplomacy. The union forged between the United Nations Security Council states, Germany, the European Union, and Iran promised to create a more peaceful world, providing sanctions relief for Iran in exchange for the scaling …

Even if Donald Trump had not been elected, the world would probably be experiencing a greater risk of great-power conflict due to a variety of pressures (China’s rise, Russia’s adventurism, America’s fear of decline), but with his ascension to the presidency the risk is increasing. …

Presentation by David Swanson followed by discussion and book signing. David Swanson is an author, activist, journalist, and radio host. He is director of WorldBeyondWar.org and campaign coordinator for RootsAction.org. Swanson’s books include War Is A Lie. He blogs at DavidSwanson.org and WarIsACrime.org. He hosts Talk Nation Radio. He is a 2015, 2016, 2017 …

Stop Trump’s War on Syria

April 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

On Thursday night, Donald Trump attacked Syria with over 50 Tomahawk missiles. We don’t know who caused the chemical attack in Idlib province, but U.S. bombs will not help the situation. The Syrian civil war must be solved by diplomacy, not more bombs. A new …

This article appeared in our Spring 2017 Newsletter. More than ineffective, U.S. policy in the Middle East has been counter-productive and destructive. The policy has been ineffective because the U.S. has not been able to show true leadership, play the role of honest broker, and …

presentation by Mark Solomon followed by discussion   The bizarre Russian controversy complete with charges of influencing the presidential election has diverted attention from the existential dangers of Trump’s foreign policy.  Trump and his right wing advisor Steven Bannon are pushing an aggressive “America First” …

“We’re Here Because You’re There”

March 14, 2017 // 0 Comments

This article appeared in our Spring 2017 Newsletter The Trump administration’s Muslim ban and executive order on the deportation of undocumented immigrants has generated enormous popular and legal opposition. While many thou-sands have rallied in protest across the country and around the world, and much …

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