Yemen

Just Foreign Policy: Actions to End U.S. Supported War in Yemen

Action for Yemen Help stop the bombing, the famine, and the massive health crisis in Yemen. Join the effort byJust Foreign Policy to end the war in Yemen by signing their two petitions: Urge Congress to press for more disclosure of the U.S. role by signing our petition. "A key reason that the unauthorized U.S. … Continue reading Just Foreign Policy: Actions to End U.S. Supported War in Yemen

A Treacherous Crossing

By Kathy Kelly Deadly Migration On January 23rd an overcrowded smuggling boat capsized off the coast of Aden in Southern Yemen. Smugglers packed 152 passengers from Somalia and Ethiopia in the boat and then, while at sea, reportedly pulled guns on the migrants to extort additional money from them. The boat capsized, according to The … Continue reading A Treacherous Crossing

Dumb Bernie Sanders Delusions: Progressives Who Champion Sanders Need To Consider This -

and no, it’s not the Supreme Court. By DAVID MASCIOTRA The one issue that no one -- including Democrats -- wants to discuss is precisely the topic America must confront Images of dead children awash on the shore haunt social media feeds and appear throughout mainstream media coverage of the global refugee crisis. The corpses … Continue reading Dumb Bernie Sanders Delusions: Progressives Who Champion Sanders Need To Consider This -

American Mom: What I Tell Them

I started this poem a week or two into Israel's war on Gaza. Given our country's renewed march to war in Iraq and Syria, and all the children who will, inevitably, die in the coming weeks and months and years from our weapons, it remains all the more relevant. What I Tell Them I sit … Continue reading American Mom: What I Tell Them

November 2013 Update: US covert actions in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia

Monthly Updates on the Covert War Students gather at the site of a suspected U.S. drone strike on an Islamic seminary in Hangu district, bordering North Waziristan, November 21, 2013. The strike killed a senior member of the Taliban-linked Haqqani network early on Thursday, Pakistani and Afghan sources said. Maulvi Ahmad Jan, an adviser to … Continue reading November 2013 Update: US covert actions in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia