Friday, December 4, 2020

Tag: Saudi Arabia

Two years after Khashoggi’s murder, why is America still an accomplice...

As U.S. leaders continue to coddle the Saudis, it’s difficult not to ask who is more evil...

One year after Khashoggi’s brutal murder: Business as usual?

Heinous. Savage. Ghastly. It’s hard to find the words to describe the act of luring journalist Jamal Khashoggi into a Saudi consulate...

Will Americans let Trump start World War III for Saudi Arabia...

On Saturday, September 14th, two oil refineries and other oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia were hit and set ablaze by 18 drones...

Bernie leads bipartisan effort to end US involvement in Saudi war...

In a recent letter to the chairmen and ranking members of the armed service committees in the U.S. House and Senate, Sen....

Is Trump setting the US up for further al-Qaeda attacks by...

The impetus for the return of US troops to Prince Sultan Airbase in Saudi Arabia is the renewed tensions with Iran.

Family of jailed Saudi feminist Loujain Al-Hathloul: She was waterboarded, flogged...

The Saudi government has resisted calls from human rights groups and lawmakers from around the world to release Loujain and the other jailed activists.

In a historic vote, Senate passes War Powers Resolution to end...

“This is historic. For the first time in 45 years, Congress is one step closer to withdrawing U.S. forces from an unauthorized war.”

Trump admin’s secretive talks to sell Saudi Arabia nuclear technology spark...

Critics say the deal could endanger national security while enriching close allies of President Trump.

House passes War Powers resolution to end US-backed involvement in Yemen

“I’m encouraged by the direction people are pushing our party to take on foreign policy, promoting restraint and human rights and with the sense they want Congress to play a much larger role.”

Lawmakers reintroduce War Powers Resolution to end carnage in Yemen and...

Both the House and Senate "should move swiftly to reassert [their] war powers and end U.S. support for this brutal, unconstitutional war."

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Trump backs Senate GOP’s pay freeze for federal workers while giving the rich a...

“In the context of budgetary constraints and the recent, pandemic-related impacts on non-Federal labor markets, the Administration supports the policy in the bill to maintain for 2021 the current level of Federal civilian employee pay.”

‘Bye-bye, Betsy DeVos. You won’t be missed,’ says Sanders as billionaire education secretary attacks...

“What do you call a billionaire who registered a $40 million, 164-foot yacht in the Cayman Islands to avoid $2.4 million in U.S. taxes, while undermining public schools? The worst Education Secretary in the history of America.”

Former police officers sentenced to prison for framing innocent man

“These officers shattered the victims’ lives and dishonored the Honolulu Police Department. This community deserved so much better from these officers.”

Critics smell ‘economic sabotage’ as McConnell unveils COVID plan with $0 for unemployment boost,...

"As the Covid crisis only grows more deadly, this disgraceful proposal puts the lives of everyday Americans at even greater risk."

Eisenhower’s ghost haunts Biden’s foreign policy team

The most serious challenge facing President-elect Biden's foreign policy team, which is not a threat from a hostile country, but the corruption of U.S. policy by powerful corporate interests, is the "unwarranted influence" of the Military-Industrial Complex.