Saturday, September 22, 2018

Progressive Briefing for Friday, September 21

American-made bombs are being used to massacre large numbers of civilians in Yemen, ICE is arresting the sponsors of undocumented children, and more.

Yemen’s descent into hell

In Yemen, the United States backs a grim military intervention for which – unless you are a weapons company – it is hard to find any justification, practical or moral.

In Syria, endgame or war without end?

"...the administration has redefined its goals to include the exit of all Iranian military and proxy forces from Syria, and establishment of a stable, nonthreatening government acceptable to all Syrians and the international community."

An Afghan woman’s reflection on Afghanistan post 9/11

What has the US really gained in this ongoing, never-ending travesty? And by what measurement do we assess any progress?

Everything about 2018 shows why Americans should remember World War I

The Great War had it all: An administration that hated protesters. A compliant Supreme Court. National anthem panics and literal flag kissing!

The US military is winning. No, really, it is!

A simple equation proves that the U.S. Armed Forces have triumphed in the War on Terror.

As Saudis say bombings of Yemeni children mere ‘mistakes,’ growing calls for US to...

"We must end U.S. support for this disastrous war in Yemen. It is also long past time that we begin to take a very hard look at our relationship with Saudi Arabia."

The war piece to end all war pieces

“So think of this as the war piece to end all war pieces. And let the repetition begin!"

US staged a coup in Ukraine – here’s why and how

The truth about the coup in Ukraine is that it hasn’t benefited anyone other than the warmongers.
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40 Yemeni children dead by US-made bomb? Outrage mounts over US role in airstrike...

The massacre of school boys between the ages of 6 and 11 was one of the worst attacks on children in the history of Yemen’s brutal war.