Without exception, a missile test would be angrily condemned by the U.S. as a dangerous provocation, unless, of course, when the missile is fired from California by the United States.
John LaForge, Nuke Watch: United States Says ‘Yes’ to Nuclear Weapons Tests, ‘No’ to a Nuke Ban Treat
“Everywhere and (mostly) without exception, the test of an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) would be angrily condemned by the United States as a dangerous provocation, and the firing of a nuclear-capable rocket would be treated as tantamount to an act of war. Not today [April 26], of course, when the missile in question was test-fired from California by the United States.” Read the article
Jackie Cabasso, Truthout: Growing Nuclear Dangers: What Would Dr. King Say?
Progress towards a global society that is fairer, peaceful and ecologically sustainable is interdependent. We are unlikely to get far on any of these objectives without progress on all. They are not “preconditions” for disarmament, but, together with disarmament, are preconditions for human survival. In our relationships both with each other and the planet, we are now hard up against the choice Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. warned about 50 years ago: nonviolence or nonexistence. Read the article
Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom: Women’s March to Ban the Bomb, June 27
Throughout June and July of 2017, governments will negotiate a ban on nuclear weapons at the United Nations. WILPF and our coalition are hitting the streets to celebrate and also demand a good treaty that prohibits these weapons of mass destruction once and for all! Visit the Women’s March Website
Graphic: Women’s March to Ban the Bomb