Call for peace

NATO was set up as a defensive organisation at the end of the Second World War, to combat Russia’s supposed warlike intentions. Since the Cold War ended and the Berlin Wall came down, Nato has grown more and more aggressive and more warlike.

Nato is a military alliance binding Europe to the United States’ foreign policy, a foreign policy which after Iraq, and more recently Afghanistan, has become increasingly unpopular around the world. In September, 60 world leaders will meet at The Celtic Manor, Newport to continue making their war plans.

Peace activists from around the world will be flocking to Wales to make their voices heard.

If Nato thinks Wales will give them a warm welcome, they can think again – because this will be amongst the biggest protests Wales has ever seen.

Yes, the powerful will make their voices heard at the Nato summit.

But we must make sure the peaceful voice of Wales will reverberate around the world to reach those who need peace and justice.

Ray Davies Pandy Road Caerphilly

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12:08pm Fri 14 Mar 14

GardenVarietyMushroom says...

Excellent letter!

Anyone wanting to get involved in the organising against the summit can do so...

https://www.facebook
.com/nonatonewport
http://www.nonatonew
port.org/
https://twitter.com/
NoNATOnewport
http://nonatonewport
.tumblr.com/
Excellent letter! Anyone wanting to get involved in the organising against the summit can do so... https://www.facebook .com/nonatonewport http://www.nonatonew port.org/ https://twitter.com/ NoNATOnewport http://nonatonewport .tumblr.com/ GardenVarietyMushroom
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12:09pm Fri 14 Mar 14

GardenVarietyMushroom says...

Dammit - the above is four links btw

https://www.facebook

.com/nonatonewport


http://www.nonatonew

port.org/


https://twitter.com/

NoNATOnewport


http://nonatonewport

.tumblr.com/
Dammit - the above is four links btw https://www.facebook .com/nonatonewport http://www.nonatonew port.org/ https://twitter.com/ NoNATOnewport http://nonatonewport .tumblr.com/ GardenVarietyMushroom
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12:35pm Fri 14 Mar 14

Mervyn James says...

Thankfully and again thanks to the Tories who have reduced our armed force capabilities to dad's army status, we cannot participate in any war... I am just embarrassed these clowns at Westminster still play at being a world power and making us all look silly. Thatcher went to 'war' in the Falklands, with cruise ships and tug boats, But Cameron taking on the Russians is insanity, already Russia has consolidated its armed forces in the Crimea already. We get gas and everything from Russia, we and Europe stand to lose the most, the USA loses nothing, they are a spent force too, its OK to bomb Iraq and use drones at Pakistan that won't do a thing to Russia. Crimea wants to go Russian, they speak Russian ARE Russian, so let them do what they want,let Kiev rely on Europe full in the knowledge the UK already wants out itself.
Thankfully and again thanks to the Tories who have reduced our armed force capabilities to dad's army status, we cannot participate in any war... I am just embarrassed these clowns at Westminster still play at being a world power and making us all look silly. Thatcher went to 'war' in the Falklands, with cruise ships and tug boats, But Cameron taking on the Russians is insanity, already Russia has consolidated its armed forces in the Crimea already. We get gas and everything from Russia, we and Europe stand to lose the most, the USA loses nothing, they are a spent force too, its OK to bomb Iraq and use drones at Pakistan that won't do a thing to Russia. Crimea wants to go Russian, they speak Russian ARE Russian, so let them do what they want,let Kiev rely on Europe full in the knowledge the UK already wants out itself. Mervyn James
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1:14pm Fri 14 Mar 14

Katie Re-Registered says...

Somewhat intriguingly, if you turn the acronym NATO back to front and put a W in front of it, it spells: WOTAN. Probably just a coincidence that Wotan also happens to be the god of war, though;)!
Somewhat intriguingly, if you turn the acronym NATO back to front and put a W in front of it, it spells: WOTAN. Probably just a coincidence that Wotan also happens to be the god of war, though;)! Katie Re-Registered
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2:12pm Fri 14 Mar 14

Realist UK says...

I'm with Putin on this one. It make me laugh when Senator Kerry & William Vague (that's right, Vague) continue to pontificate to the Russians on morals. Ukraine's President Yanukovych was deposed by a rabble of thugs funded by the West. Yanukovych was democratically elected with a bigger majority than Cameron. He upset the unelected in Brussels because he wouldn't pay homage to Merkel and the EU.
I'm with Putin on this one. It make me laugh when Senator Kerry & William Vague (that's right, Vague) continue to pontificate to the Russians on morals. Ukraine's President Yanukovych was deposed by a rabble of thugs funded by the West. Yanukovych was democratically elected with a bigger majority than Cameron. He upset the unelected in Brussels because he wouldn't pay homage to Merkel and the EU. Realist UK
  • Score: 4

9:24pm Sat 15 Mar 14

Spinflight says...

You are correct Realist, he was deposed in the third EU orchestrated coup after refusing to sign a trade deal.

Willy Vague even went as far as to mislead the house with his assertion that Yanukovych was deposed in line with the Ukraine's constitution. His yapping is, for once, dangerous as it leads the Americans.to consider courses of action which are unwise.

Maybe in your demostrations you would like to bring the Eurocorps to greater public attention and scrutiny Mr Davies.

Whilst almost unheard of in this country the 60,000 men under arms are, since 2008, a standing EU army under the direct control of an EU committee. .

Shamefully Plaid, labour and lib dem MEPs were amongst those who voted in favour of this army on the 5th of June 2008.
You are correct Realist, he was deposed in the third EU orchestrated coup after refusing to sign a trade deal. Willy Vague even went as far as to mislead the house with his assertion that Yanukovych was deposed in line with the Ukraine's constitution. His yapping is, for once, dangerous as it leads the Americans.to consider courses of action which are unwise. Maybe in your demostrations you would like to bring the Eurocorps to greater public attention and scrutiny Mr Davies. Whilst almost unheard of in this country the 60,000 men under arms are, since 2008, a standing EU army under the direct control of an EU committee. . Shamefully Plaid, labour and lib dem MEPs were amongst those who voted in favour of this army on the 5th of June 2008. Spinflight
  • Score: -2

9:09pm Mon 17 Mar 14

welshmen says...

Are the European Union going to take on Russia NO, no guts no glory, Putin can see through the EU, they don't frighten Russia, our sado Government can't see what a useless waste of our £43 a week the EU is, the Crimea voted to rejoin Russia, END OF....
Are the European Union going to take on Russia NO, no guts no glory, Putin can see through the EU, they don't frighten Russia, our sado Government can't see what a useless waste of our £43 a week the EU is, the Crimea voted to rejoin Russia, END OF.... welshmen
  • Score: 1

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