In Gaza, the West Is Enabling the Most Transparent Genocide in Human History

Richard Falk

By Richard Falk Richard Falk is Albert G. Milbank Professor Emeritus of International Law at Princetown University former UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights in Palestine, and current Co-Convener of SHAPE (Save Humanity and Planet Earth.) He delivered a deep and cutting edge history and analysis in CPDCS’ January 10, 2024 webinar Gaza War, Short … Read more

Gaza Cease-Fire Now! No Wider War

Gaza March in London

We must join the majority of the world’s nations in building pressure on Biden and Netanyahu to declare a ceasefire, to deluge Gaza with the food, water, medicines, and fuel essential for life. We must do this with everything we’ve got and we must do it now. The genocide must end. We must not sleepwalk … Read more

Support South Africa’s Genocide Convention Case Against Israel

Support South Africa's Genocide Convention Case Against Israel

We, along with nearly one thousand other organizations, have signed on to support this organizational sign-on letter calling on states to support South Africa’s Genocide Convention Case against Israel at the ICJ. We encourage any organizations that have not signed-on yet, to do so promptly. View the currently signatories here. PLEASE NOTE: THIS LETTER IS … Read more

The Gaza and Ukraine Wars: Recent Developments, Geopolitical Implications, and Paths to Greater Peace & Justice with Phyllis Bennis and Anatol Lieven 

Gaza war

In what has been described as one of the most informative webinars ever, Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies and Anatol Lieven of the Quincy Institute brought us up to date on the Gaza and Ukraine wars’ background and developments and about ways toward greater peace and justice.  Recorded October 24, 2023

Joseph Gerson on Gaza & Ukraine Wars, Asian Common Security

Possibilities for Peace

New Hampshire Peace Action Webinar, Oct. 23, 2023 Although the Ukraine war seems to be deadlocked, the world situation is unusually fluid, uncertain, and dangerous. Biden’s National Security Strategy stated that “the post-Cold War era is definitively over and a competition is underway between the major powers to shape what comes next.” Fiona Hill, former … Read more

Contexts & Implications of the Gaza War – Phyllis Bennis, Chas Freeman, & Joseph Gerson

Contexts & Implications of the Gaza War – Phyllis Bennis, Chas Freeman, & Joseph Gerson

On October 10, within days of the Hamas massacre, the Arabic Hour invited Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies and former U.S. Ambassador Charles Freeman, now of the Watson Institute at Brown University, to discuss the consequences and implications of the Gaza war. Packed with cutting-edge analysis and information about new developments, it … Read more

Statement on the Israeli-Hamas War

CPDCS Gaza Statement

The Campaign for Peace, Disarmament, and Common Security calls for an immediate ceasefire in the Hamas-Israel War. War is never the answer. We condemn the brutal and indiscriminate killing of civilians on all sides and the taking of hostages. Both are morally unacceptable and severe violations of International Human Rights Law and International Humanitarian Law. … Read more

Joseph Gerson’s Sept. 17 Boston Globe Letter to the Editor Urging U.S.-China Common Security Diplomacy

Biden and Xi

Dear Editor In his Sept. 10 Ideas piece, “Too often, military defense comes off as offense,” Stephen Kinzer warns that the United States and China are locked in an increasingly dangerous and confrontational arms race, creating a “security dilemma.” It is, as political scientist Graham Allison has warned of a “Thucydides Trap,” the inevitable tensions between rising and declining … Read more

Biden’s Trilateral Camp David Summit Advanced Preparation for War with China


The summit’s much ballyhooed commitment to nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation serves more to manufacture consent for preparations for nuclear war than to reduce nuclear dangers. Meeting in a summit at Camp David on August 18, President Joe Biden, President Yoon Suk Yeol of South Korea, and Prime Minister Fumio Kishida of Japan posed for photos that … Read more