Belgium is one of the five European countries with US nuclear bombs on its soil. In today's light it might be interesting to briefly outline how those weapons of mass destruction got in my country and why it is so difficult to get rid of them.
Only gradually, nuclear weapons became a central part of NATO's military post-cold war strategy. In 2010 NATO proclaimed itself a 'nuclear alliance'. Today, the military alliance is waging a disinformation campaign with the false claim that the new Ban Treaty (TPNW) undermines the nuclear disarmament regime.
In a multipolar world with several emerging superpowers, the military alliance seems determined to help maintain Western military, political and economic hegemony in the world.
"Defender 2020" is one of the biggest war maneuvers since the end of the Cold War.
De Duitste band Rammstein bracht duizenden toeschouwers op de been voor een concert in Brussel in juli. Maar wist u dat de band zich vernoemde naar de gelijknamige militiare luchtmachtbasis Ramstein in Duitsland en dat ook daar duizenden aanwezig waren voor protestacties tegen o.a. de oorlogsvoering met drones?
First thoughts after the succesful actions at the Ramstein Airbase in germany, June 29th 2019. More than 5000 participants took part in the demonstration.
Militarism is on the rise. NATO is increasing its military spending. The EU is developing militarist structures and funding. Treaties and agreements have not prevented planned large scale investements in new nuclear arms. The international peace movement will have to deal with these dangerous developments.
NATO turns 70 in 2019 and will celebrate its anniversary on 4th April 2019 in Washington DC. The international network No to War – No to NATO calls for broad, creative and peaceful actions against NATO in Washington DC and worldwide.
Make Peace Great Again!
As the world becomes more dangerous by the day, the need for action for peace has never been more vital. With militarism on the rise, the need for a global people’s alternative – of justice, sustainability and peace – has never been more urgent.
We celebrate the adoption of the Nuclear Weapons Prohibition Treaty in the United Nations Conference by representatives of 122 governments, the majority of the world’s nations. A step clearly supported by the Nobel Peace Prize committee.