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Jones, Sian

The laser has landed...

Well maybe not. Plans to build a £20 million state-of-the-art laser facility at Aldermaston are beginning to unravel.

Free trade - free movement?

As part of the week of G8 actions, more than 1000 people protested at Dungavel Detention Centre (officially Dungavel Immigration Removal Centre) on 5 July against the detention of asylum se

Behind the wire: UK's porky pies at the NPT

As the UK delegation to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Review Conference pack their suitcases, their speeches on verification and a shiny new presentation about some decommissio

Gideon Burrows, 'The No-Nonsense Guide to The Arms Trade'

New Internationalist Publications/Verso 2002. ISBN 1 85984 426 X, 144pp


Julie A Mertus, 'War's Offensive on Women. The Humanitarian Challenge in Bosnia, Kosovo and Afghanistan'

Kumarian Press, 2000. ISBN 1 56549 117 3. 157pp


We won't fight your ******* wars... or will we? Feminism and anti-militarism, where next?

Peace News 2443 (Gender and militarism) began to open the door of a debate within the antimilitarist movement on activist responses to the changing military landscape.

Angie Zelter (ed), 'Trident on Trial - the case for peoples disarmament'

Luath Press 2001. ISBN 1 84282 004 4. 312pp


Rules: made to be broken

While international attention is focused on prisoners transferred by US from Afghanistan to Camp X-Ray, elsewhere in the world the US government is using peace-keeping forces to arrest, un

Susie Jacobs, Ruth Jacobsen and Jennifer Marchbank (eds), 'States of Conflict: Gender, Violence and Resistance'

Zed Books 2000, 246 pp. ISBN 1 85649 656 2


Cynthia Enloe, 'Maneuvers. The International Politics of Militarising Women's Lives'

University of California Press, 2000. 418 pp