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Targeting Asia

Collection of recent articles courtesy of Joseph Gerson and the Working Group for Peace & Demilitarization in Asia & the Pacific

U.S. Policy:

Transcript: Thomas Donilon at Asia Society New York

 Over 400 Groups Urge Replacement of Outdated “Fast Track” and a New Direction for the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Other 21st Century Trade Agreements


International Crisis Group: The Korean Peninsula: Flirting with Conflict

North Korea: Will New UN Sanctions Persuade or Provoke?

Donald Gregg: Reach Out to North Korea

New York Times Editorial Re: Possible South Korean Nuclear Weapons

China & U.S.

Top US officials due to visit Beijing to cement ties with new leadership

China Boosts Military Budget to Uphold ‘Sovereignty, Security, Territorial Integrity’

China Open to Cybersecurity Talks with US


LDP to Replace DPJ-Drafted National Defense Guidelines by End of Year

Osprey Route Change to Kii from Kyushu Riles

Park Urges Japan to Reflect on Past Aggression

Rongelap, Marshall Islands: Gensuikyo Video “A Long Way From Home”

IISS: Asia’s Defense Spending Overtakes Europe’s

Japan to Join F-35 Parts Output, Export Strategy


Speaking Events


War Is A Lie: Second Edition
Book Tour

May 28, San Francisco, CA
11 a.m. to 1 p.m., David Swanson interviewed by Daniel Ellsberg, at San Francisco Main Public Library, 100 Larkin Street.
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May 28, Marin County, CA
4 to 6 p.m., David Swanson in conversation with Norman Solomon, at Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA
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May 29, Oakland, CA
3 to 4 p.m., David Swanson interviewed by Cindy Sheehan, at Diesel: A Bookstore, 5433 College Avenue at Kales (near Manila), Oakland, CA
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May 29, Berkeley, CA
7:30 to 9 p.m., David Swanson and Cindy Sheehan at Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists, sponsored by the Social Justice Committee and Cynthia Papermaster, 1606 Bonita Ave. (at Cedar), Berkeley, CA
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May 30, Fresno, CA
2 to 4 p.m., David Swanson and Cindy Sheehan at a Peace Fresno event
Community United Church of Christ
5550 N. Fresno Street
Fresno, CA 93710
Contact Dan Yaseen 559-251-3361,
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June 11 St. Paul, MN, 6 p.m. at Macalester Plymouth Church Social Hall 1658 Lincoln, St. Paul, MN.
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June 12 Minneapolis, MN, 9 and 11 a.m. at St. Joan's 4533 3rd Ave So, Minneapolis, MN, plus peace pole dedication at 2 p.m.
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June 24 Roanoke, Va.
7:30 pm @ Unitarian Universalist Church of Roanoke (2015 Grandin Rd SW, Roanoke, VA 24015) Contact:

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