Rally at Croughton USAF base

USAF Croughton RAF Croughton, Croughton, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom

Military Nerve Centre of the US War Machine in the UK Electronic surveillance and satellite communication spy base Saturday October 7th, 12 to 3pm (UK time) Speakers from 1pm: TOM UNTERRAINER - Chair of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament JOHN GITTINGS - former Foreign Affairs editor, 'The Guardian' PETER BURT - Drone Wars UK LINDIS PERCY - activist and founder of the Campaign for the Accountability of American Bases We need to make this top-secret base more visible and answerable to the British people. ALready it has been key to satellite direction of wars of resources in the Middle East,...

Crowded space: why the increasing militarisation of space could risk nuclear war

Webinar

The increasing militarisation of space is contributing to a wider problem: it's becoming dangerously crowded. Currently there are 27,000 human-made objects floating in space, and there are plans for this number to increase sharply. Billions of pounds are being spent by multiple countries – including the UK - on militarising space. This includes satellites, ground-based stations and new technologies such as armed drones, controlled through satellites. Not surprisingly, a crowded space has major implications for security, including increasing the risk of nuclear war. Find out more in this webinar. Chaired by Kate Hudson (General Secretary, CND) with speakers: Mélusine Lebert,...