Saturday, August 17, 2019

Tag: Yemen

The royal touch

How Saudi money keeps Washington at war in Yemen.

Insider attacks

Seen in this light, it’s hard not to believe that more anti-U.S. “insider” attacks aren’t on the way. The question is only where and when, not if.

In Yemen and beyond, US arms manufacturers are abetting crimes against...

Our leading weapons dealers have developed a business model that feeds on war, terrorism, chaos, political instability, and human rights violations.

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.

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

"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."

As corporate media looks the other way, US-backed Saudi bombing campaign...

"Instead of providing healthcare to sick Americans or education, this is what your tax dollars are going towards. Enough is enough."

Progressive Briefing for Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Earliest Earth overshoot day ever, it's been over a year since MSNBC mentioned the war in Yemen, Trump wants to strip security clearance of those who have criticized him, and more.

PBS report from Yemen: As millions face starvation, American-made bombs are...

We speak with a reporter who smuggled herself into northern Yemen to report on the widespread famine and devastation there.

Starving and bombed children of Yemen seek entrapment in flooded Thai...

“Am I pleased that the 12 children and their coach in Thailand were rescued? Of course I am. I just wish that an equivalent effort was being made to rescue each of the 50,000 children we will kill today, tomorrow, the next day and the day after that….”

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EPA reverses approval of poison traps used to kill wildlife

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Edited by Melissa Troutman Originally published by Joshua B. Pribanic and Talia Wiener for Public Herald edited by Melissa Troutman

Looking backwards: 2020-1944

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