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Nobel Peace Laureate Obama: US will continue with drone strikes against “high-value targets” in Yemen, and negotiate with the Saudis

Despite the collapse of an allied government whose intelligence services have been crucial to the drone campaign, and the growing political power of the Houthi, the US intends to continue its military campaign in Yemen against al-Qaeda militants. Many civilians … Continue reading

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As Afghans, Yemenis, Pakistanis, American Code Pink and Afghan protesters denounce US drone strikes, the White House celebrates them . . .

. We are indebted to activist Len Aldis (founder and secretary The British-Vietnam Friendship Society and member of Tower Hamlets CND) for sending the shocking news that the White House was proposing to award a newly created Distinguished Warfare Medal … Continue reading

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