NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

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Another World is Possible: Globalization and Anti-capitalism
McNally, David
Book
2002
A call-to-arms for progressive activists. McNally argues that capitalism is synonymous with imperialism and fundamentally incompatible with democracy.
The Best of The Nation: Selections from the Independent Magazine of Politics and Culture
Navasky, Victor; Heavel, Katrina Vanden
Book
2000
An anthology of articles from The Nation.
Big city war: NATO seeks concepts for waging urban conflict
Article
2017
NATO is asking outside contractors to pitch concepts on military operations in urban areas, admitting that the bloc’s forces are still unprepared for waging wars in big cities, including those lying c...
A Brief History of Superpowers: The Neck Irons of Empire
Blum, William
Article
2012
From the Congress of Vienna of 1815 to the Congress of Berlin in 1878 to the “Allies” invasion of Russia in 1918 to the formation of what became the European Union in the 1950s, the great powers of Eu...
Canada's Liberal Government Joins NATO's War Escalation
Annis, Roger
Article
2016
Canadians who hoped the October 2015 federal election would usher in changes to the aggressive, foreign policy of the defeated Conservative government are wondering what happened to their wishes. The ...
The Comic Book Simplicity Of Propaganda
Article
2014
The referendum campaign on Scottish independence heightened many people's awareness of the pro-elite bias of the 'mainstream' news media. The grassroots power of social media in exposing and counterin...
The "Decent Left" and the Libya Intervention: A Reply to Michael Bérubé
Gibbs, David N.
Article
2011
Western elites were perfectly comfortable with Gaddafi’s oppressive rule, including his use of torture. These states only broke with Gaddafi when his hold on power tottered, in response to the Arab Sp...
The Demonology School of Journalism: Putin and the press
Petras, James
Article
2015
The major influential western print media are engaged in a prolonged, large-scale effort to demonize Russian President Putin, his politics and persona. There is an article (or several articles) every ...
Depleted Uranium: Scandal Update: Against The Current vol. 91
Ensign, Tod
Article
2001
In the first weeks of the new year, a new controversy has erupted among NATO allies over possible health effects of the Pentagon's use of depleted uranium (DU) weapons on their troops who served in Bo...
The Earthscan Action Handbook
Litvinoff, Miles
Book
1990
A compendium of the world's major ills with suggestions for remedial action.
From Israel to ISIS: Harper's 'Orwellian' Foreign Policy
Dobbin, Murray
Article
2014
It’s getting difficult to remember a time when the Canadian Parliament actually tried to make principled decisions regarding foreign policy and our place in the community of nations.
Greece again Can Save the West
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2015
The 'Greek crisis' is not about debt. Debt is the propaganda that the Empire is using to subdue sovereignty throughout the Western world.
Hidden Agendas
Pilger, John
Book
1998
Pilger's book is an indictment of Tony Blair's government and his easy acceptance of the Thacherite view of foreign affairs. Using the examples of Indonesia, East Timor, Burma, Murdoch and China he ch...
Imperial Crusades: Iraq, Afghanistan and Yugoslavia: A Diary of Three Wars
Cockburn, Alexander; St. Clair, Jeffrey
Book
2004
Iraq was just one of three major imperial crusades in the decade after 1992, orchestrated by a new generation of American politicians, both Democrat and Republican, who backed pre-emptive strikes to o...
It's Nato that's empire-building, not Putin
Hitchens, Peter
Article
2015
Two sides are required for a New Cold War — and there is no obvious need for an adversarial system in post-Soviet Europe.
Kosovo: Where NATO Bombing Only Made the Killing Worse: The Big Lie: From Serbia to Syria
St. Clair, Jeffrey; Cockburn, Alexander
Article
2013
The NATO powers brandished the charge of genocide as justification for the bombing that destroyed much of Serbia’s economy and killed around 2,000 civilians, with elevated death levels predicted for y...
The Left and the EU: Why Cling to This Reactionary Institution?
Richardson, Joseph
Article
2016
Why is it that many people who consider themselves left-wing have such difficulty grasping that the EU is a deeply reactionary institution? The mere fact that those running the EU present it as an int...
Libya's Hell, Enabled by Canadian Humanitarians: Who Will Protect Libyans Now?
Dobbin, Murray
Article
2013
One of the darkest and most shameful chapters in Western military intervention continues to play out in spades in Libya. Recent news from Benghazi revealed that one of the (literally hundreds) of murd...
Media Think
Winter, James
Book
2000
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
NATO Expands to Border of Russia, Then Blames Russia for Being On NATO's Doorstep
Article
2014
Russia at the gates? US State Dept, Pentagon grilled over NATO expansion. Watch the video or read the transcript: with clowns like these, it is no wonder that the USA has lost wars in Viet Nam, Afgani...
NATO Prepares for War: Confrontation and Insanity
Cloughley, Brian
Article
2016
The US-NATO military alliance is gearing up for war, and its meeting 8-9 July, 2016 is yet another step to nuclear confrontation and a gigantic leap backwards in world sanity. The gathering in Warsaw...
NATO's Road to War and Ruin
Article
1999
THE CARNAGE IN Kosovo and the United States/NATO air campaign—which, we will argue, is escalating toward either humiliating defeat or a full-scale ground war—pose one of the greatest challenges in a g...
The No-Nonsense Guide to the Arms Trade
Burrows, Gideon
Book
2002
A review of the increasingly prolific global arms trade and its economic, political and social impact on exploited and vulnerable nations.
Obama's House of Cards: Will Russia and China Hold Their Fire Until War Is the Only Alternative?
Roberts, Paul Craig
Article
2014
Barak Obama's September 24 speech at the UN is the most absurd thing I have heard in my entire life. It is absolutely amazing that the president of the United States would stand before the entire worl...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 26, 2015: Sustainability, ecology, and agriculture
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Khan, Tahmid (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2015
This issue features a number of items related to sustainability, ecology, and agriculture, including Vandana Shiva's article "Small is the New Big," the Council of Canadians' new report on water issue...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - July 23, 2016: Workers and Climate Change
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
Working people -- and most of us are workers -- are affected by climate change in every aspect of our lives. As climate change worsens, our lives will worsen. If we are successful in bringing about th...
Our Generation: Volume 1, Number 1
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1961
The first issue of the journal Our Generation Against Nuclear War
Our Generation: Volume 1 Number 2
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1962
Special Supplement on the Berlin & German Question
Our Generation: Volume 2 number 1
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1962
Our Generation: Volume 2 Number 2
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1963
Our Generation: Volume 2 Number 3
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1963
Our Generation: Volume 3 Number 3
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1965
Special Issue on Unilateralism
Our Generation: Volume 5 Number 3
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1967
Our Generation: Volume 18 Number 1
Roussopoulos, Dimitrios
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1986
A Response on NATO and Kosovo: Against The Current vol. 81
Samary, Catherine
Article
1999
We have to work for the development of a left opposition in all the Balkan states, in Kosovo and in Serbia in particular. We can only do it opposing both wars and asking for a free Kosovo.
A Review of NATO's War over Kosovo
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2001
In wake of the end of the Kosovo conflict, Chomsky attempts a dispassionate analysis of the crisis, differentiating between two approaches available to the international community in such situations.
Rogue State: A Guide to the World's Only Superpower
Blum, William
Book
2005
A mini-encyclopedia of the numerous un-humanitarian acts perpetrated by the United States since the end of the Second World War.
Synthesis: A review of events reported in the Canadian press - October 1977: Volume V Number 8
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1977
Synthesis is the journal of the Canadian News Synthesis Project. Previously known as the Canadian News Synthesis Project (1974 - 1976), Synthesis analyzes and presents current news coverage of the mos...
Synthesis: A review of events reported in the Canadian press: Volume VI Number 1
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1978
Synthesis is the journal of the Canadian News Synthesis Project. Previously known as the Canadian News Synthesis Project (1974 - 1976), Synthesis analyzes and presents current news coverage of the mos...
Towards a New Cold War: Essays on the Current Crisis and How We Got There
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1982
A sobering assessment of American foreign policy from the end of the Vietnam era to Ronald Reagan.
US and British officials told us that at least 100,000 were murdered in Kosovo. A year later, fewer than 3,000
Pilger, John
Article
2000
After more than a year, the silence of those who wrote and broadcast the propaganda for Nato's "humanitarian war" over Kosovo remains unbroken: they who answered the Prime Minister's call to join "a g...
War crime: NATO deliberately destroyed Libya's water infrastructure
Ahmed, Nafeez
Article
2015
The military targeting of civilian infrastructure, especially of water supplies, is a war crime under the Geneva Conventions. Yet this is precisely what NATO did in Libya. Since then, the country's wa...
The "War Scare" in the Kremlin, Revisited: Is History Repeating Itself?
Goodman, Mel
Article
2015
The Washington Post on October 25, 2015 published an important story based on a recently-published U.S. intelligence review from 1990 that confirmed Soviet leaders in 1983 believed the Reagan administ...
We're facing a new Cold War
Chomsky, Noam
Article
2015
The linguist and philosopher on the warped coverage of Putin's Russia and the ways we whitewash our war crimes.
Why Qaddafi had to go: African gold, oil and the challenge to monetary imperialism
Brown, Ellen
Article
2016
What was NATO's violent intervention in Libya really all about? Now we know, writes Ellen Brown, thanks to Hillary Clinton's recently published emails. It was to prevent the creation of an independent...
Why the rise of fascism is again the issue
Pilger, John
Article
2015
Fascism is preserved as history, as flickering footage of goose-stepping blackshirts, their criminality terrible and clear. Yet in the same liberal societies, whose war-making elites urge us never to ...
Why the Ukraine Crisis Is the West's Fault: The Liberal Delusions That Provoked Putin
Mearsheimer, John J.
Article
2014
The taproot of the trouble is NATO enlargement, the central element of a larger strategy to move Ukraine out of Russia's orbit and integrate it into the West. At the same time, the EU's expansion east...
A World War is Beckoning: Break the Silence
Pilger, John
Article
2014
Why do we tolerate the threat of another world war in our name? Why do we allow lies that justify this risk? The scale of our indoctrination, wrote Harold Pinter, is a “brilliant, even witty, highly s...
Year 501: The Conquest Continues
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1993
An examination of the U.S. role in the world placed in the long historical perspective of the 500 years that followed the voyages of Columbus.

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Canadian Institute of International Affairs
The CIIA provides a national, non-partisan forum for the analysis, discussion and debate of international issues focussing on the implications for Canadian interests. Activities include the National F...
Canadian Peace Alliance
The Canadian Peace Alliance is the largest umbrella peace organization in Canada. Founded in 1985, the Canadian Peace Alliance has 150 groups and promotes concerted action towards disarmament, demil...
Centre for Research on Globalization
An independent research and media group of writers, scholars and activists. Publishes news articles, commentary, background research and analysis on a broad range of issues, focussing on social, econo...
Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade
COAT is a national network of individuals and organizations in Canada that began in late 1988 to organize opposition to ARMX '89, which was the country's largest weapons bazaar. COAT has continued to ...
Peace Magazine
Bimonthly publication focusing on peace and justice from a multi-partisan perspective.
Project Ploughshares
Canadian ecumenical agency of the Canadian Council of Churches that carries out research, analysis, dialogue and public discussion of peace and security issues in Canada and internationally. Issues in...

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In 1983 'war scare', Soviet leadership feared nuclear surprise attack by U.S.
Hoffman, David E.
2015
A nuclear weapons command exercise by NATO in November 1983 prompted fear in the leadership of the Soviet Union that the maneuvers were a cover for a nuclear surprise attack by the United States, trig...
Lurching to War
Introduction to the October 15, 2016 issue of Other Voices
Diemer, Ulli
2016
Capitalism hates competition, and the U.S., the world's dominant capitalist power, has never tolerated competitors, rivals, or leaders who dare to put their own country ahead of U.S. interests.
Ten Years On, IFJ Says NATO "Must Apologise" over Belgrade Media Killings
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists say that, ten years after NATO forces defied the protests of journalists and human rights groups and bombed a television centre in Belgrade killing 16 media...