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A Generation Deleted: American Bombs in Yemen Are Costing an Entire Generation Their Future
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A Generation Deleted: American Bombs in Yemen Are Costing an Entire Generation Their Future
October 9, 2019

As a new school year begins in Yemen, Ahmed AbdulKareem investigates the impact that American weapons have had on the war-torn country’s schoolchildren.

Trump’s Foreign Policy: Choosing Enemies Very Selectively
June 26, 2019

Trump’s Washington intends to destroy Cuba in order to save it from lack of democracy, while energetically supporting Saudi Arabia (and many others) in spite of their total lack of democracy.

Trump’s Foreign Policy: Choosing Enemies Very Selectively
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US Remains in Denial About How Many Civilians They Killed in Iraq and Syria
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US Remains in Denial About How Many Civilians They Killed in Iraq and Syria
June 4, 2019

The U.S.-led coalition that launched airstrikes against Iraq and Syria against ISIS admitted Friday that those attacks killed civilians, but the number they reported—1,302 deaths in a nearly five-year period—was immediately dismissed as too low by the human rights organization Amnesty International. 

A “Death Trap” in Raqqa: Amnesty Finds U.S.-Led Coalition Killed More Than 1,600 Syrian Civilians
April 30, 2019

The coalition launched thousands of airstrikes and tens of thousands of artillery strikes on the city. U.S. troops fired more artillery into Raqqa than anywhere since the Vietnam War.

A “Death Trap” in Raqqa: Amnesty Finds U.S.-Led Coalition Killed More Than 1,600 Syrian Civilians
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Amnesty International’s Troubling Collaboration with UK & US Intelligence
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Amnesty International’s Troubling Collaboration with UK & US Intelligence
January 23, 2019

While Amnesty International’s shady operations in the 1960s might seem like ancient history at this point, they serve as an important reminder of the role that non-governmental organizations often play in furthering the objectives of governments of the nations where they are based.

Amnesty: US-Led Coalition Committed War Crimes In Raqqa, Syria
June 8, 2018

“Everyone we spoke to in Raqqa agreed that Isis had to be defeated. But they asked why their families had to be killed and their city destroyed in the process.”

Amnesty: US-Led Coalition Committed War Crimes In Raqqa, Syria
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Canada Becomes Party to Ukraine’s Conflict
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Canada Becomes Party to Ukraine’s Conflict
December 17, 2017

Step by step, Ukraine is becoming an element of NATO’s military infrastructure, which could be used as a springboard for a cross-border attack against Russia.

Yemen: Today’s Guernica
December 1, 2017

In the meantime, health facilities continue to be hit by bombs and health and humanitarian workers are increasingly targeted. In a scene out of Guernica, Amal Sabri, a resident of Mokha, a port city on the Red Sea coast of Yemen, described a Saudi Arabia airstrike which killed at least 63 civilians, “It was like something out of Judgment Day. Corpses and heads scattered, engulfed by fire and ashes.”

Yemen: Today’s Guernica
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