Get Ready for War with Iran

Get Ready for War with Iran

All this imperial conniving is giving the Republican presidential candidates, except the isolationist Ron Paul, plenty to yammer about.

Endless War

Endless War

Uncle Sam thinks he’s starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Is Iran Iraq All Over Again?

Is Iran Iraq All Over Again?

The nuclear intelligence that the media is fixated on consists mostly of allegations of abstract research that have been floating around for years.

Occupy APEC with Aloha

Occupy APEC with Aloha

APEC’s leaders are pushing more of the same in the Pacific — but civil society is pushing back.

U.S. Military and Economic Violence in Nicaragua: Roots of Migration

U.S. Military and Economic Violence in Nicaragua: Roots of Migration

Migration and its root causes have been an integral part of the post-war reconciliation process in Nicaragua. The Peace Promoters have found that most Nicaraguans, no matter their political leaning or past military involvement – Contra or Sandinista – are facing many of the same issues. Working closely with families as a conflict mediator, a lawyer, and a disability rights activist, Uriel has increasingly come across a single issue: migration. He will talk about migration and the large systematic dynamics behind it, especially in terms of Nicaragua’s often-contentious relationship with the United States.

The Two Koreas in 2012: Dramatic Change on the Horizon

The Two Koreas in 2012: Dramatic Change on the Horizon

The aim of the event is to foster a discussion on the potential for significant change in North Korea, South Korea, and North-South relations over the course of the upcoming year. The event will feature three keynote speakers including Wookshik Cheong who is the director of Peace Network in Seoul, up and coming South Korean activist Youn-Ae Park who has worked to halt the construction of the naval base on Jeju Island, and FPIF’s very own John Feffer who has worked extensively on issues pertaining to the Korean Peninsula.

Peace in Asia and the Pacific

Peace in Asia and the Pacific

The U.S. still has more than 100 military bases and installations across Japan, exacting a heavy toll on both the Japanese and U.S. people and increasing the dangers of war. In Korea, activists have engaged in hunger strikes and been jailed for opposing construction of the new Jeju naval base.