No More War Rehearsals -- Sign the Petition!

Please add your name to this petition to the governments of all NATO Members – plus Sweden, Finland, and Russia:

Nothing has done more to advance the possibility of peace in Korea than the United States ceasing what it calls "war games," but which might properly be called rehearsals for the bombing of North Korea. Yet the United States, NATO, and non-NATO-members Sweden and Finland are conducting the biggest rehearsal for a war on Russia that has been seen in decades, and Russia is engaged in a similarly enormous armed-rehearsal for a war on Europe. This is madness that must be ended.

Planning for wars has been proven for many years to make wars more likely, and to drain resources away from planning for peace. Nations that plan less for war engage in less war and generate less hostility and terrorism.

In May 2016,
Politico reported on Pentagon testimony in the U.S. Congress to the effect that Russia had a superior and threatening military; the article included an admission from a "senior Pentagon officer" who said: "These guys want us to believe the Russians are 10 feet tall. There’s a simpler explanation: The Army is looking for a purpose, and a bigger chunk of the budget. And the best way to get that is to paint the Russians as being able to land in our rear and on both of our flanks at the same time. What a crock."

We demand an end to war rehearsals, and a public commitment by every national government never again to participate in rehearsals for war.


1-25 of 10262 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
10262 2 weeks ago Ruth O'Reilly LITHGOE, ot , AU
10261 2 weeks ago Ayesha Vavrek New Orleans, LA , US
10260 2 weeks ago Mike Currie Christchurch, ot , NZ
10259 4 weeks ago Kimberly Lowe Gahanna, OH , US
10258 4 weeks ago Llauren Peralta Los Angeles, CA , US
10257 1 month ago Margaret Thompson Forest Grove, OR , US No more war games. These exercises only act as threats, and bring retaliation in the form of posturing and war exercises from Russia.
10256 1 month ago Jan Gardner Rolling Hills Estate, CA , US
10255 1 month ago Michael Nightingale Folkestone, ot , GB
10254 1 month ago Robert Noval Miami, FL , US
10253 1 month ago Laura Ludwig Lincoln Park, MI , US
10252 1 month ago Jason Miller Arlington, VA , US
10251 1 month ago Judi Jenkins The Villages , FL , US
10250 1 month ago Earl Grove East Canton, OH , US
10249 1 month ago Richard Rheder WOODSTOCK, NY , US
10248 1 month ago Phyllis Creighton Toronto, ON , CA NATO's war games so close to Russia are an outrageous taunt to a nation devastated by invasion from the west in World War II.
10247 1 month ago Elizabeth Schwartz Long Island City, NY , US
10246 1 month ago Wolfgang Carl Berlin, NY , DE
10245 1 month ago Tommie Clendening Lafayette, CO , US Let's focus on peace!!
10244 2 months ago R Sutherland Plaitford, ot , GB
10243 2 months ago Nancy Beavers Woodlawn, TN , US
10242 2 months ago Paul Winstanley San Francisco, CA , US
10241 2 months ago Timothy Linkfield Oro Valley, AZ , US
10240 2 months ago Patricia New Orlando, FL , US
10239 2 months ago Dennis Smith Deming, WA , US
10238 2 months ago Elaine Mayer Rochester, MN , US
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Background:
> Breaking Defense: NATO, Russia Prep Biggest War Games Since Cold War
> Politico: The U.S. Army's War Over Russia