Yemeni women inspect a destroyed house after it was hit by Saudi-led airstrikes in Sanaa, Yemen, 06 June 2018 © Hani Al-Ansi / Global Look Press

‘As Crimes Pile Up, They Become Invisible’: Western Complicity in Saudi Arabia’s Dirty War in Yemen

The complicity of Western governments in the ocean of suffering being wrought in Yemen exposes them as agents of Saudi brutality. After three years of relentless conflict, it has been estimated that out of a population of 27.4 million, 22.2 million people in Yemen are in need of humanitarian assistance, 17 million are food insecure, …

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May welcomes Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu outside 10 Downing Street in London in November 2017 (Reuters)

The Raw Truth About the UK’s Special Relationship with Israel

Britain has a special relationship with Israel that is little recognised in the mainstream media but unmissable in light of the killings in Gaza. With more than 110 protesters dead, Britain is in effect defending Israeli actions. The British government has not, as far as I have seen, actually condemned Israel for the killings. Rather, …

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The Manchester Bomber Was Enabled by the British Government

The culpability of the British government and its intelligence agencies in enabling suicide bomber Salman Abedi to blow himself up at a pop concert in Manchester is being masked one year later by the mood of grief and mourning over the death and injury of so many people. It is heartrending to hear injured children …

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Russia’s Lack of Reaction to Israel’s Strikes on Syria is Disgusting

There have been major developments this week, all of them bad, including Putin re-nominating Medvedev as his Prime Minister, and Bibi Netanyahu invited to Moscow to the Victory Day Parade in spite of him bombing Syria, a Russian ally, just on the eve of his visit. Once in Moscow, Netanyahu compared Iran to, what else, …

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Donald Trump Doesn’t Take Britain, France or Germany Seriously

Like any successful wheeler and dealer, Donald Trump knows how to make his clients feel valued. But, as Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron discovered last week, there's a considerable difference between sincerity and salesmanship. PARIS - Barack Obama wasn't very interested in Europe. Something which was made clear in 2010, when he didn't even show …

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The British are Driving the West’s War Agenda—But Why?

Over the past two months the news has been dominated by two bizarre but related events: 1) the alleged nerve agent poisoning of the exchanged Russian dual-agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury, England; and 2) the supposed gas poisoning of Syrian civilians by the Assad government, leading to the “retaliatory” April 13-14 …

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British Propaganda and Disinformation: An Imperial and Colonial Tradition

When it comes to creating bogus news stories and advancing false narratives, the British intelligence services have few peers. In fact, the Secret Intelligence Service (MI-6) has led the way for its American “cousins” and Britain’s Commonwealth partners – from Canada and Australia to India and Malaysia – in the dark art of spreading falsehoods …

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