The Book

Transition to Peace

Transition To Peace:
A Defense Engineer’s Search For An Alternative To War 

World peace may seem like an impossible dream, but I contend that:

Peace is possible.

It can happen fast.

You can help make it happen.




Imagine a new national security policy combining the nonviolent power of:

  • Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King
  • Peaceful Warriorship as found in the martial arts of Aikido and Ninjutsu
  • Ethics of Permaculture — Earth Care, People Care, and Fair Share.

The book discusses why our rapidly changing world will open a gateway for peace, how the transition to peace can happen and how, in your daily life, you can contribute to creating that more peaceful world. Though world peace might be a challenging prospect, Transition to Peace shows that it is possible to achieve and the United States can lead the rest of the world towards it.

Click here to read the introduction.

About the Author
Russell Faure-Brac has an MS degree from Stanford University in Engineering Economics. He previously worked at Stanford Research Institute where he conducted research on aerospace and weapons systems. Now retired, he is a peace advocate and researcher active with both the peace and transition movements and lives on a small ranch with his wife in northern California.

What People Are Saying
“We need big, fast change and this book shows us the first steps to getting there.”
Thom Hartmann, bestselling author of Rebooting the American Dream

“Creative and insightful”
John Perkins, bestselling author of Confessions of an Economic Hit Man

“The end to destructive wars is explored sincerely and passionately in this book.”
Jack Hoban, author of The Ethical Warrior

“… a book filled with clarity, compassion and insight.”
Richard Heinberg, Ph.D., author of The End of Growth

“A thoughtful book… to rid mankind of the scourge of war.”
Michael Nagler, Ph.D., author of The Search for a Nonviolent Future

“Both war and peace workers can benefit greatly from this book.”
— Glenn Paige, Ph.D., author of Nonkilling Political Science

“Our future depends on fulfilling the kind of deep quest that Russell is engaged in.”
— Norman Solomon, author of War Made Easy

“I highly recommend this book to all seekers of peace.”
Jerry Mander, author of The Capitalism Papers

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