foreign policy

Physicians for Social Responsibility Calls On Congress to Prevent War with Iran

May 23, 2019

Calling all PSR members: the moment has arrived to contact your U.S. representative and senators to urge them to exercise their solemn duty to protect our nation’s interests and prevent…

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Physicians for Social Responsibility Opposes War with Iran

May 21, 2019

In light of recent statements by National Security Advisor John Bolton and others in the Trump administration and military regarding potential escalation of a conflict with Iran, PSR issued the following comment.

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Reform U.S. nuclear weapons policy before it’s too late

May 2, 2019

Op-ed in the Baltimore Sun by Chesapeake PSR’s Dr. Gwen DuBois.

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Video: NATO and U.S. Foreign Policy: Dangers Ahead

April 2, 2019

Video of RootsAction press conference on NATO anniversary featuring PSR Nuclear Weapons Abolition Director Martin Fleck as a panelist.

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A modest proposal: Don’t start a nuclear war

March 6, 2019

Op-ed in Common Dreams by PSR’s Olivia Alperstein.

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Keep us safe—keep the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty

March 4, 2019

Op-ed in The Cap Times by PSR’s Dr. Robert Gould and Martin Fleck.

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Thirty-three organizations call for constructive U.S. diplomacy with Korea

February 22, 2019

In advance of the February 27-28 United States/North Korea summit, PSR joined with 32 allied nongovernmental organizations to issue a “Statement of Pro-Diplomacy Groups Regarding U.S. Policy Toward North Korea.”…

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Trump’s Nuclear Reversal

February 18, 2019

In a letter to the editor in The New York Times, PSR’s Dr. Robert Dodge calls the Trump Administration’s reversal of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty the beginning of a new Cold War.

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Gabbard urges White House to uphold INF Treaty

February 15, 2019

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii) spoke out against President Trump’s proposal to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, instead sponsoring a resolution to prohibit the use of any U.S. taxpayer dollars for weapons that violate the deal. At a news conference announcing her proposal, PSR’s Martin Fleck said, “A meaningful medical response is impossible. Therefore, we must prevent a nuclear war at all costs.”

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Global outrage needed anew to preserve nuclear-arms treaty

November 29, 2018

Op-ed by Washington PSR’s Dr. Bruce Amundson in the Seattle Times.

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