Tag Archives: Yemen

War Profiteers and the Demise of the US Military-Industrial Complex

By Dmitry Orlov Source: Club Orlov Within the vast bureaucratic sprawl of the Pentagon there is a group in charge of monitoring the general state of the military-industrial complex and its continued ability to fulfill the requirements of the national … Continue reading

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Trump escalates war threats after drone shootdown over Iran

By Bill Van Auken Source: WSWS.org US President Donald Trump authorized military strikes against Iran Thursday before unexpectedly cancelling them, the New York Times reported. The abrupt move leaves open the imminent possibility of a major new war in the … Continue reading

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Lies America’s News-Media Tell

By Eric Zuesse Source: Strategic Culture Foundation Here are America’s recent targets for regime-change (against which have been used economic sanctions, invasion, and enormous destruction) — and all of them are nations that never invaded nor threatened to invade America: … Continue reading

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Everyone Has Fallen for the Lies About Venezuela

By Lee Camp Source: truthdig There are three things I know for sure in this fanciful, sometimes inglorious experience we call life: You will never have a safety pin when you need one, and you will have thousands when you … Continue reading

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And So This Is Christmas

By David Swanson Source: Let’s Try Democracy Christmas Day. Very late on this day and into the morning of the 26th in 1776, George Washington led a surprise night crossing of the Delaware River and bloody pre-dawn attack on unarmed hung-over-from-Christmas … Continue reading

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Freedom Rider: Jamal Khashoggi and U.S. Hypocrisy

By Margaret Kimberley Source: Black Agenda Report The corporate media cry crocodile tears over the apparent murder of an elite, CIA-connected “dissident,” while papering over US complicity in Saudi war crimes in Yemen. “The Saudis may kill 50 Yemeni children … Continue reading

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Humanity’s ‘Dirty Little Secret’: Starving, Enslaving, Raping, Torturing and Killing our Children

By Robert J. Burrowes In a recent article titled ‘Challenges for Resolving Complex Conflicts’, I pointed out four conflict configurations that are paid little attention by conflict theorists. In this article, I would like to discuss a fifth conflict configuration … Continue reading

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The Pentagon Budget as Corporate Welfare for Weapons Makers

By William Hartung (with introduction by TomDispatch) Source: TomDispatch.com What company gets the most money from the U.S. government? The answer: the weapons maker Lockheed Martin. As the Washington Post recently reported, of its $51 billion in sales in 2017, … Continue reading

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