• Edited by Richard Falk and David Krieger. This book focuses on an even more urgent and “inconvenient truth” than global warming. At the nuclear precipice, humanity’s choices are catastrophe or transformation. This book explores the present nuclear predicament, and how to step away from the precipice and assure humanity’s future. It examines the intersections between international law and national policies; and between nuclear proliferation, nuclear terrorism and nuclear disarmament. The book offers a way out if policy makers of leading countries can summon the vision and political will to move in a new direction.  
  • Edited by David Krieger. The contributors to this volume provide historical perspective on nuclear weapons policy; explore the role of international law in furthering the prospects of nuclear weapons abolition; consider the obstacles to abolition; present a path to achieving a nuclear weapons-free world; and look beyond abolition to consider issues of post-abolition sovereignty and general and complete disarmament. The goal of a nuclear weapons-free world can be awakened by an engaged citizenry bringing pressure from below in demanding action from political leaders. This book contributes to this awakening and engagement.  
  • By David Krieger and Daisaku Ikeda. Choose Hope puts forth the profound proposition that ordinary people can and must lead their leaders to a globally secure future. We can end the threat of nuclear devastation if we choose to do so.
  • By Paul K. Chappell By unlocking the mysteries of human nature, Paul K. Chappell shows how the muscles of hope, empathy, appreciation, conscience, reason, discipline, and curiosity give us the power to end the wars between countries, our ongoing war with nature, and the war in our hearts.
  • By Paul K. Chappell Building on the powerful argument for peace laid out in his first book, Will War Ever End, Paul K. Chappell now explains in detail how together we can end the wars between countries, our ongoing war with nature, and the suffering in our hearts.  
  • A vital tool for building our future, this work is both eye-opening and inspiring. Alice Walker sums it up well in her assertion that “Dream of a Nation offers hundreds of ideas and examples of how smart, committed, and daring we can be.” Offering a laser-focus on solutions, Dream of a Nation restores faith that we can solve our current looming environmental, economic and societal challenges.  
  • By Paul K. Chappell NAPF Peace Leadership Director and West Point graduate Paul K. Chappell offers new and practical solutions in his pioneering book, The Art of Waging Peace. By sharing his own personal struggles with childhood trauma, racism, and berserker rage, Chappell explores the anatomy of war and peace, giving strategies, tactics, and leadership principles to resolve inner and outer conflict. Chappell explains from a military perspective how Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr. were strategic geniuses, more brilliant and innovative than any general in military history, courageous warriors who advanced a more effective method than waging war for providing national and global security. This pragmatic and richly instructive book shows how we can become active citizens with the skills and strength to defeat injustice and end all war.  
  • The Cosmic Ocean shares the treasures that NAPF Peace Leadership Director Paul K. Chappell, a West Point graduate and Iraq War veteran, who grew up in a violent household, has extracted from trauma. To explain how these treasures—which take the form of timeless truths—can help us solve our personal, national, and global problems, this book uses personal stories and extensive research to journey through time, around the world, and into every facet of the human condition. To survive and progress as a global human family, Chappell explains that we need a paradigm shift that can transform our understanding of peace, justice, love, happiness, and what it means to be human. To help create this paradigm shift, The Cosmic Ocean explores diverse subjects such as empathy, rage, nonviolent struggle, war, beauty, religion, philosophy, science, Gandhi, the Iliad, slavery, human sacrifice, video games, sports, and our shared humanity.
  • In Soldiers of Peace, NAPF Peace Leadership Director Paul K. Chappell discusses how to wield the weapon of nonviolence with maximum force so that we can understand, confront, and heal our personal and societal wounds. To create realistic peace we must be as well trained in waging peace as soldiers are in waging war. Chappell discusses how our misunderstanding of peace and violence originate from our misunderstanding about reality and the human condition itself. This book offers a new paradigm in human understanding by dispelling popular myths and revealing timeless truths about the reality of struggle, rage, trauma, empathy, the limitations of violence, the power of nonviolence, and the skills needed to create lasting peace. Through the educational initiative of peace literacy and the metaphor of the constellation of peace, Soldiers of Peace offers a practical framework so that all of us can apply this new paradigm to our daily lives, and therefore create realistic peace within our friendships, families, workplaces, communities, nations, and the entire world. In a time of increased strife and violence in our society, this book is more critically needed than ever.
  • By Paul K. Chappell Written as a “manifesto for waging peace” by an active duty captain in the US Army, Will War Ever End? challenges readers to think about peace, war and violence in radically new ways. Paul currently serves as the NAPF Peace Literacy Director.  
  • By Benjamin B. Ferencz and Ken Keyes, Jr. The human race today faces extinction. There’s the fast way with nuclear war, or the slow way by environmental ruin of our planet. PlanetHood is unique. It explains how both problems can be solved by a single, practical solution. PlanetHood tells how to replace the law of force with the force of law, create prosperity, rescue our environment—and give ourselves and our children a great future.  
  • By Sanderson Beck Nonviolent Action Handbook is a guide for practicing nonviolent protest in order to right social wrongs and become free of sexism, racism, imperialism, militarism, materialism, dogmatism, and egotism. Consensus decision-making is explained, and legal defenses using international law are suggested.  
  • Edited by David Krieger and Carah Ong. A Maginot Line in the Sky: International Perspectives on Ballistic Missile Defense brings together the views of eighteen contributors of different nationalities, including Americans, on the proposed US Ballistic Missile Defense plans. These perspectives should be included in any intelligent discussion of whether or not the US should proceed as it is currently planning.  
  • Edited by David Krieger and Frank Kelly. This anthology, the second in the Waging Peace series, incorporates work by Nobel Prize laureates Archbishop Desmond Tutu, the XlVth Dalai Lama, Jan Tinbergen, Linus Pauling, and Mairead Maguire, as well as Jacques-Yves Cousteau and other internationally known experts on peace. The thoughts of this renowned group of thinkers, experts, and spiritual leaders range across the entire spectrum of issues confronting the peace movement.  
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    By David Krieger "With the clarity of poetry, David Krieger explains that humanity and war are incompatible. The art of being human includes the art of abolishing war. This is the music in the minds of the born and unborn that everyone is longing to hear. I even hear the voice of Wilfred Owen." ---- Blase Bonpane, author of Guerrillas of Peace  
  • Edited by David Krieger and Frank Kelly. Each of us can make a difference. Citizens pushed Congress into creating a United States Institute for Peace. Citizens advocating arms reductions paved the way for the INF treaty signed by President Reagan and General Secretary Gorbachev. Citizens are alerting governments to take more steps to prevent an accidental nuclear war.  
  • David Krieger founded the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation in 1982, and served as its President until 2019. On the occasion of his retirement, NAPF has published a collection of essays by some of the individuals David collaborated closely with over his career. Essays and commentary by Tadatoshi Akiba, John Scales Avery, David Barash, Helen Caldicott, Noam Chomsky, James Douglass, Daniel Ellsberg, Richard Falk, Ben Ferencz, Johan Galtung, Jane Goodall, Robert Green, Fredrik Heffermehl, Martin Hellman, Daisaku Ikeda, Peter Kuznick, Jennifer Allen Simons, Steven Starr, Setsuko Thurlow, Ernst von Weizsacker, and Peter Weiss. Introductions and editing by Rick Wayman and  Carol Warner.
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    Edited by David Krieger and Perie Longo. Never Enough Flowers: The Poetry of Peace II is a collection of winning poems from the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation's Barbara Mandigo Kelly Peace Poetry Awards from 2003-2010. The collection was edited by NAPF President David Krieger and Perie Longo.  
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    Edited by David Krieger. Summer Grasses is an anthology of war poetry collected over the years by NAPF President David Krieger. The book takes its title from a haiku poem by the great 17th century Japanese haiku poet, Matsuo Basho. In his poem, Basho looks at a field where a battle once took place. "Summer grasses," he writes, are "all that remains / of great warriors' dreams." This anthology includes poetry related primarily to wars of the 20th century and beginning of the 21st century.
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    WAKE UP!

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    WAKE UP! is a book of poetry by NAPF President David Krieger. "Wake Up! is a love song to hope and the human spirit...." -- Paul K. Chappell, author of The Art of Waging Peace "There is haunting beauty and truth in this poetry." -- Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Laureate "...reveals the heart of a man of compassion and peace." -- Mairead Maguire, Nobel Peace Laureate  
  • By Douglas Roche, O.C. Former Canadian Senator Douglas Roche presents a history of the 1995 NPT renewal conference, an international movement toward abolition of nuclear weapons, the role of civil society in global security, and the ethics of nuclear abolition.  
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    By David Krieger "These poems touch a deep chord of hope in the human spirit. They inspire us to believe that peace is not an impossible dream." - Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu, Nobel Peace Laureate  
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    Speaking of Peace: Quotations to Inspire Action is a collection of quotations on peace, war and the human spirit. These quotations were selected by David Krieger, long-time President of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, to encourage thought and inspire action toward a more peaceful and nuclear weapon-free world.  
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    The Poetry of Peace

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    Edited by David Krieger and Perie Longo The poems in this book examine peace from many perspectives. They are filled with the wonder and magic of everyday life. They also express the sorrow and loss that war and violence bring. They speak to the fear and frustration that one may not be able to do enough to assure peace. They find peace rooted in relationships to each other, to other living things and to the earth. In these poems one finds a burning desire to do more to heal wounded spirits and our wounded earth. These poems combine the mystery of creativity with a longing for peace.  

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