U.S.’ Role In Saudi’s War On Yemen May Include Torture June 24, 2017
It has been reported that U.S. forces have interrogated prisoners in secret prisons in Yemen, many of which are run by the United Arab Emirates, a member of the Saudi-led coalition that is waging war in the country. Acts of torture
UN Report Reveals 3 Nations Producing Most Refugees Were Targets Of US Intervention By Whitney Webb
A UN report has shown that more than 65 million people were forced to leave their home countries last year, becoming refugees due to deadly conflict. The top nations from which refugees fled have one thing in common, they were all targets of US intervention.
America’s Oligarchs Will Control 70% Of National Wealth By 2021 By Whitney Webb
A new study by the Boston Consulting Group has found that while wealth inequality is growing on a global scale, it has kicked into overdrive in the United States – where America’s 1% are expected to control 70 percent of the nation’s private wealth by the year 2021.
Israel Demolishes Palestinian Village For 114th Time In Seven Years By Whitney Webb
Israeli bulldozers flattened a village inhabited by the ancient Palestinian Bedouins, a tribe that has lived on the land for thousands of years. Israeli authorities have systematically run the indigenous Bedouins off of their land to pave the way for Jewish-only settlements.
Russia Warns U.S. Artillery Now Positioned To Attack Syrian Government Forces By Whitney Webb
Russia has warned that the U.S.’ recent deployment of an artillery rocket system will be used to cut off Syrian government forces from their allies in Iraq. The U.S. has attacked government soldiers on several occasions in the past near the base where the system is deployed.
Saudi Blockade Triggers Massive Cholera Epidemic In Yemen, Claiming One Life Each Hour By Whitney Webb
Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen and its continuing blockade of Yemeni ports has virtually collapsed the country and basic necessities are in dangerously short supply. Now, Yemen finds itself unable to treat a rapidly growing cholera outbreak that claims the life of one civilian
A U.S.-Led Military Coup Could Be Brewing In The Philippines To Oust Duterte By Whitney Webb
The U.S. is beefing up its military presence in the Philippines, claiming that the Philippines government requested their aid. However, President Rodrigo Duterte announced on Sunday he made no such request, raising concern that the U.S. may have an ulterior motive.
Tanzania Forced To Embrace Seed Patents Or Risk Losing Developmental Aid By Whitney Webb
Agribusiness companies are taking advantage of Tanzania’s desperate need for aid to push a development plan that will allow them to dominate the country’s agriculture sector and plunge farmers into debt. A similar plan led to a suicide epidemic among Indian farmers in
9 Of The World’s 10 Least Peaceful Nations Were All Targeted By U.S. Intervention By Whitney Webb
The 2017 Global Peace Index has declared Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and South Sudan to be among the “least peaceful” countries in the world. Incidentally, all four have been targets of U.S.-led destabilization efforts that were used to pursue economic interests that suit