Washington’s Energetic Generals and the Emphasis on Preparation for Nuclear War
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Washington’s Energetic Generals and the Emphasis on Preparation for Nuclear War

The Pentagon’s energetic generals are beating their war drums and the President has as yet done nothing to rein them in, Brian Cloughley writes. Some senior generals and admirals in and around Washington have been very busy recently, and their activities, while aggressive, have not been associated with directing current combat operations. Rather, they have…

US Changes Its Role in Yemeni War As It Seeks to Impose ‘Peace Deal’ on Its Terms
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US Changes Its Role in Yemeni War As It Seeks to Impose ‘Peace Deal’ on Its Terms

In his first speech on foreign policy President Joe Biden announced that the United States would would end its support for Saudi Arabia’s genocidal war in Yemen. This would include a ban on selling weapons that facilitated ‘offensive operations’ by Saudi Arabia and its allies in Yemen. However, Biden went on to qualify his comments by stating…

New UN Report: Millions of Yemeni Children Face Acute Malnutrition
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New UN Report: Millions of Yemeni Children Face Acute Malnutrition

“The increasing number of children going hungry in Yemen should shock us all into action. More children will die with every day that passes without action,” the report says. Underscoring the urgent need to end a war that is responsible for what it calls the “world’s worst humanitarian crisis,” the United Nations on Friday published…

Biden Administration Halts Arms Deals Over Yemen… What’s Really Going On?
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Biden Administration Halts Arms Deals Over Yemen… What’s Really Going On?

The bigger concern of Biden and Blinken seems to be damage limitation to America’s bloody image, and also doing a big favor for Israel. Antony Blinken, the newly-appointed US top diplomat, has announced a pause in arms sales to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates out of apparent concern over American weapons being used…

Why Biden Installing Obama-era Hawks in Senior Roles and Preparing to Fire Up the War Machine Again Is Very Bad News for Syrians
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Why Biden Installing Obama-era Hawks in Senior Roles and Preparing to Fire Up the War Machine Again Is Very Bad News for Syrians

It is no coincidence that a resurgence of attacks by Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS) on civilians and the Syrian Army have been reported in Iraq and Syria as Joe Biden’s “build back better” government takes power in Washington. Just days before Biden’s inauguration, there were conflictingreports of US military build-up in oil-rich northeast Syria….