We Can’t Wait a Decade to Close Down Leaking Navy Fuel Tanks

According to local news media in Kitsap, Washington, it’s expected to take approximately nine years to complete the six above-ground tanks project shutting down and closing 33 underground Navy fuel tanks at the US military Manchester Fuel Depot in Manchester, Washington and will cost the Department of Defense around $200 million. It took the Department … Continue reading “We Can’t Wait a Decade to Close Down Leaking Navy Fuel Tanks”

So Much for Transparency: Navy Unwilling To Release Report on Red Hill Contamination

Hawaii’s Governor Gets Wishy-Washy about Permanent Shut Down of Jet Fuel Tanks August 1 is the earliest De-Fuel Tanks Could Begin, a Wait of 8 months Teachers Speak of Trauma of Children from Military Families We knew the U.S. Navy would slow roll the process of complying with the State of Hawaii to defuel the … Continue reading “So Much for Transparency: Navy Unwilling To Release Report on Red Hill Contamination”

For God’s Sake Boys, Stop This War S**t!!!

We’ve seen this before. The U.S. creates a situation, digs in its heels and makes ultimatums—and tens of thousands die. I resigned from the US government in 2003 in opposition to another war-President Bush’s war on Iraq in which followed that war playbook. We’ve seen it in Afghanistan and Iraq and now it may be … Continue reading “For God’s Sake Boys, Stop This War S**t!!!

Navy’s Underground Leaking Jet Fuel Tanks Must Be Closed Down

While the US Navy continues to argue that US national security requires that its 80-year-old leaking 20 story underground jet fuel tanks remain open, I argue the opposite – that for US national security reasons the 200-million-gallon facility be closed down before a catastrophic leak destroys the potable water supply for 400,00 residents of Oahu. … Continue reading “Navy’s Underground Leaking Jet Fuel Tanks Must Be Closed Down”

No Aloha for Assassin Drones That Have Arrived in Hawai’i

The world was horrified by Hellfire missile fired from a U.S. military drone that caused the August 29, 2021 deaths of ten innocent civilians, including seven children, in a family compound in downtown Kabul, Afghanistan. The photos of the bloodstained walls and the mangled white Toyota in the family compound in densely populated Kabul have … Continue reading “No Aloha for Assassin Drones That Have Arrived in Hawai’i”

Gaza Doctor Describes Deaths of Fellow Doctors and Entire Families Killed by Israeli Attacks on Gaza

On May 16, 2021, Dr. Yasser Abu Jamei, the Director General of the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme wrote the following powerful letter to the world about the physical and mental effects of deadly and horrific 2021 Israeli bombing of Gaza. Twelve years ago in January 2009 Medea Benjamin, Tighe Barry and I got into … Continue reading “Gaza Doctor Describes Deaths of Fellow Doctors and Entire Families Killed by Israeli Attacks on Gaza”

Most Americans Unaware of Largest US War Game in Europe in 25 Years

99.9 percent of citizens of the United States have no clue that the new “Cold War” against Russia is manifesting in the largest U.S. military war practice in Europe than in more than 25 years. They have not heard that the US military is sending 20,000 soldiers from the US to Europe to join 9,000 … Continue reading “Most Americans Unaware of Largest US War Game in Europe in 25 Years”

Dogs of War Howl for Blood in Iran While Americans Cheer US Bombers on July 4th

President Trump’s order to the Pentagon to have an aerial parade of military aircraft over Washington, DC on July 4 provided a history lesson of America’s war mongering in the past two decades, and a terrifying view of what might appear in the skies of Iran if John Bolton gets his way. The combat aircraft … Continue reading “Dogs of War Howl for Blood in Iran While Americans Cheer US Bombers on July 4th”

Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif Resigns Hours After Meeting With US Peace Delegation

We are deeply saddened by the resignation of Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif on Monday afternoon, which occurred just hours after he met with our 28-person American peace delegation led by CODEPINK: Women for Peace. Zarif talked at length about how dissatisfied the Iranian people had become with the Iran nuclear agreement, and the pressure … Continue reading “Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif Resigns Hours After Meeting With US Peace Delegation”

North Korean Leadership May Be Ruthless and Reckless, But They Are Not Crazy

Despite the rhetoric from the Trump administration about military confrontation with North Korea, the common theme of many U.S. experts on North Korea is that the US presidential administration MUST conduct a dialogue with North Korea – and quickly! Military confrontation is NOT an option according to the experts. And most importantly, the new President … Continue reading “North Korean Leadership May Be Ruthless and Reckless, But They Are Not Crazy”