Asia-Pacific Militarization Resources and Alternatives

The Working Group for Peace and Demilitarization of Asia and the Pacific is comprised of leading U.S. peace movement activists and engaged scholars. Our purpose is to provide vision, resources and initiatives to contribute to the building of a U.S. peace movement that is capable of challenging U.S./Asia-Pacific militarization in their comprehensive contexts. In doing so, we will draw on the insights and collaborate as appropriate with partner organizations across the Asia-Pacific region.

Compensating for Decline: Revitilizing US Asia-Pacific Hegemony - Jan 2011 speech by Joseph Gerson published by Truthout

Speeches & Papers given at October's "Peace in Asia and the Pacific" Conference in Washington, D.C.

Hiroshi Takakusaki

Bruce Gagnon

Herbert Docena

A collection of resources to prep paticipants for the Peace in Asia Pacific Conference held on October 21-22.

Suggested Readings on Asia and the Pacific

A listing of books that provide a good foundation for learning about the Asia Pacific region.

National Security Strategy of the United States, 2010

Asia Pacific resources on the web

A collection of web sites that provide insight into Asia Pacific region.

Moana Nui 2011 Conference Videos & Statement

Below, please find videos from Day 2 and 3 of the November 2011 Moana Nui conference.  The Moana Nui Statement Petition reads:

Joseph Gerson - Rally Speech from the World Conference Against A- and H-Bombs

6 August 2012 rally speech by Joseph Gerson at the World Conference Against A- and H-Bombs in Japan

Countering Washington's Pivot and the New Asia-Pacific Arms Race

By Joseph Gerson (American Friends Service Committee - Peace Economic Security Program) - Z Magazine

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