Organizing Notes

Bruce Gagnon is coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons & Nuclear Power in Space. He offers his own reflections on organizing and the state of America's declining empire....

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I grew up in a military family and joined the Air Force in 1971 during the Vietnam War. It was there that I became a peace activist.

Saturday, December 05, 2015

Tough Questions to Secretary of War

House Democrat warned Tuesday that the military action President Barack Obama has ordered in the Middle East could lead to “devastating nuclear war” with Russia. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) delivered the warning during a House Armed Services Committee hearing with Secretary of Defense Ash Carter. Gabbard said she was worried that Obama’s deployment of F-15s near the Turkey-Syria border — which are meant to “ensure the safety” of NATO allies — could result in a conflict with Russia that could quickly escalate.


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