A few weeks ago I participated in a speaking event about Syria and US foreign policy more generally. It was hosted by Massachusetts Peace Action. Below is a video of the conversation. What’s interesting about this event is that there was an attempt to get it canceled organized by a collection of pro-regime change groups […]
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10 million in Yemen on the brink of starvation and… crickets Why? Bc the US and its allies are responsible for the majority of the suffering. It benefits western geopolitical interests to keep this war & all the misery that comes with it under wraps.pic.twitter.com/xS5C16WFBb — Rania Khalek (@RaniaKhalek) June 27, 2020
We already know that ignoring America’s extrajudicial killings of unnamed brown people halfway across the world is uninteresting to most US media outlets. But this month, the establishment press has really outdone itself. On March 2, a US drone strike slammed into a vehicle parked near the town of Shebwan in the Marib province of […]
Isn’t it ironic how the architects and supporters of the illegal US invasion of Iraq are screaming the loudest against Russia’s invasion of Ukraine? One of the most laughable denunciations came from David Frum, the neoconservative Bush speechwriter who coined the phrase “Axis of Evil” and till this day remains confident in the rightness of […]
Faisal bin Ali Jaber, a Yemeni engineer whose nephew and brother-in-law were killed in a US drone strike in Yemen last year, has requested a meeting with President Obama during his visit to Washington, DC, this week.
Faisal bin ali Jaber, a Yemeni man whose relatives were killed in a US drone strike, is traveling to the United States this week to tell his story to members of Congress and human rights activists at this weekend’s Drone Summit (which I’m covering for Truthout, FYI). Jaber’s brother-in-law, 49-year-old Sheik Salem Ahmed bin Ali Jaber, was […]