Arms Sales and Obfuscation: the Hypocrisy of France |
Letter to France’s minister of Defense
Madame Florence Parly, Ministre des Armées Saintes, 18 June 2020 Copies to the President, the PM, etc, and to the media Subjects: France’s Arms Sales to Nations at War Mme Parly’s reply to Christophe Bouillon MP French Nuclear Strategy Madame la Ministre, We thank you for surrounding yourself with such brilliant exponents of obfuscation.
M. Christophe Bouillon, MP for Seine Maritime, had asked you a question about arms sales to Saudi Arabia (Written Question N° 24666 (...)
Petition to France’s President and Parliament|
Let’s Disarm to Avoid the Apocalypse and Build a Better World
While the whole world is mobilising against the coronavirus pandemic,
While millions of citizens of all nations are answering the call of the UN secretary-general for a ceasefire in all wars,
While climate change is threatening the planet’s equilibrium and the survival of humankind,
While the most elementary needs of millions of human beings are not being met,
France, the world’s third arms-vendor after the USA and Russia, continues to make, sell and export weapons to nations at war. (...)
Mikhail Gorbachev: When The Pandemic Is Over, The World Must Come Together|
Mikhail Gorbachev, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, was the only President of the Soviet Union. In January 1986, he issued the watchword: "No more one nuclear weapon by the Year 2000!". Throughout his presidency, he promoted peaceful diplomacy, which led to the end of the Cold War.
Mikhail Gorbachev, Geneva, Sept. 2013 (Photo ACDN)
Time, April 15, 2020
During the first months of this year, we have seen once again how fragile is our global world, how great the danger of sliding into (...)