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 10257 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
10257 4 days 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 2 weeks ago Jan Gardner Rolling Hills Estate, CA , US
10255 2 weeks ago Michael Nightingale Folkestone, ot , GB
10254 3 weeks ago Robert Noval Miami, FL , US
10253 3 weeks ago Laura Ludwig Lincoln Park, MI , US
10252 3 weeks ago Jason Miller Arlington, VA , US
10251 3 weeks ago Judi Jenkins The Villages , FL , US
10250 4 weeks ago Earl Grove East Canton, OH , US
10249 4 weeks ago Richard Rheder WOODSTOCK, NY , US
10248 4 weeks 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 4 weeks ago Elizabeth Schwartz Long Island City, NY , US
10246 4 weeks ago Wolfgang Carl Berlin, NY , DE
10245 4 weeks ago Tommie Clendening Lafayette, CO , US Let's focus on peace!!
10244 4 weeks ago R Sutherland Plaitford, ot , GB
10243 4 weeks ago Nancy Beavers Woodlawn, TN, TN , US
10242 4 weeks ago Paul Winstanley San Francisco, CA , US
10241 4 weeks ago Timothy Linkfield Oro Valley, AZ , US
10240 4 weeks ago Patricia New Orlando, FL , US
10239 4 weeks ago Dennis Smith Deming, WA , US
10238 4 weeks ago Elaine Mayer Rochester, MN , US
10237 4 weeks ago Gwen Cavazos Squaw Valley, CA , US
10236 4 weeks ago Edward LeBlanc Santa Fe, NM , US
10235 4 weeks ago Susan Verbalis Fountain Hill, PA , US
10234 4 weeks ago Lauren Lichtman Bronx, NY , US
10233 4 weeks ago Ayesha Vavrek New Orleans, LA , 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