Hands off Venezuela

We demonstrated at the US Consulate in Edinburgh on 7th February to say Trump and the US – Out of Venezuela. It is a disgrace that the UK, EU, Canada and others are backing US sponsored regime change. It is the right of the Venezuelan people, and theirs alone, to decide what happens in their country. Stop the War was formed to oppose military interventions … Continue reading Hands off Venezuela

Israeli Strikes on Iran – A Sign of What’s to Come?

Israeli strikes on Iranian targets in Syria are a worrying escalation for the region and the world. Such strikes have been occurring now for several years but what makes these latest bombing raids extraordinary is Israel’s public admission that it was behind them. Netanyahu said “we will strike at anyone who tried to harm us. Whoever threatens to eliminate us, bears full responsibility.” This may … Continue reading Israeli Strikes on Iran – A Sign of What’s to Come?

Glasgow Stop the War

In just the first year of Trump in office, the US dropped more than half the number of bombs that have been dropped in the entire eight years of the Bush administration. He also introduced a ban targeting people from eight predominantly Muslim countries. He trampled over Palestinian rights, is on a war path with Iran (having ended the nuclear deal with that country), and … Continue reading Glasgow Stop the War

Just a week until Trump arrives in Britain

Each day is helping to reveal the brutal, extremist nature of Trump’s presidency. It has now been revealed that Trump persistently expressed an interest in invading Venezuela and confronted his top aides many times over this issue. Furthermore, a recently declassified report has revealed that, in just one year of Trump’s presidency, the US dropped more than half the number of bombs that have been … Continue reading Just a week until Trump arrives in Britain

Trump’s Visit and the Nato Summit

Trump’s visit to the UK on July 13th and 14th follows on from his attendance at the 2018 NATO summit in Brussels. Earlier this year NATO Secretary General Stoltenberg laid out the five key objectives for the summit: further strengthen the transatlantic bond, build on NATO’s work with partner nations to fight terrorism, strengthen NATO’s Black Sea presence and step up efforts against cyberattacks and … Continue reading Trump’s Visit and the Nato Summit