Thursday, August 16, 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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How a small town in Iowa freed local workers from ICE detention

It was the largest Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) raid in the state since 2008.

Sheriff resigns after arrested for conspiracy to sell drugs and extortion

After residing in jail over the weekend, Tallahatchie County Sheriff William Brewer resigned as sheriff ahead of his court appearance on Tuesday.

Native American water protector becomes first to be sentenced to time in federal prison...

Seven Native Americans face felony charges, while hundreds of others still face lesser charges for their role in the fight against the Dakota Access pipeline.

Union ironworker wins democratic primary in Wisconsin to possibly replace Paul Ryan

While democrats believe they can win Ryan's seat, Bryce will be up against Republican Bryan Steil, an attorney and business executive who was endorsed by Ryan.

Military cover-Up? 100s of migrants feared dead in mass grave at AZ’s Barry Goldwater...

It is believed that there are hundreds, if not more, individual human remains still there on the bombing range, but the federal government is not allowing anybody on to search for these individuals.

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