Friday, October 19, 2018

Tag: Middle East

Lack of global leadership spurs instability in the Middle East

President Donald J. Trump has proven to be more partisan than Mr. Obama in his backing of the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Israel and his confrontational approach of Iran.

SCOTUS votes in favor of Trump’s ‘Muslim’ travel ban

"I am deeply disappointed that this ruling gives legitimacy to discrimination and Islamophobia."

Too easily forgotten: The tragedy of Yemen

The ugly face of this senseless war, as in most contemporary conflicts involving large aerial campaigns, is often hidden behind closed doors.

Infinite war

The gravy train rolls on.

Sword of Damocles: Reviewing the 2018 AUMF

This legislation, especially the AUMF of 2002, hasn’t just tarnished the country’s reputation internationally and cost trillions of taxpayer dollars, but has directly caused the deaths of thousands of American soldiers.

Two-faced Trump: Peace in Korea, World War in the Middle East

Welcome to the impossible world of America’s two-faced president.

As the world watches Syria, don’t forget about Yemen

The problem isn’t that the U.S. is standing by and doing nothing while this horror unfolds. It’s much worse than that.

‘A day of infamy’ part 2

Will my fellow citizens who love this country as I do finally wake up and demand we pull back this empire. before it destroys all the world?

Building the Iron Wall

The ominous assault on the final redoubts of a free press, through an attempt to brand dissidents, independent journalists and critics of corporate power and imperialism as agents of a foreign power, has begun.

Noam Chomsky’s new book ‘Global Discontents’ is a must-read

Chomsky gives you a completely different perspective of international conflicts and domestic politics in his new book.

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Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

‘Lives hang in the balance:’ 21 days before midterms, McConnell admits GOP still salivating...

"It is genuinely not an exaggeration to say that lives hang in the balance in the midterms, Republicans want to use their political power to kill people."

Trump admin. wants to make it easier to frack and mine in national forests

"Instead of weakening protections, Trump should clean up the mess the mining industry has already left behind in our forests."

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