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British mainstrean media downplays Britain’s role in the latest Yemeni killing

Today, the BBC reports that UN Group of Regional and International Eminent Experts on Yemen will present a report to the UN Human Rights Council next month. It says that the experts believe war crimes may have been committed by … Continue reading

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For the record: BAE Chair – like Pontius Pilate – failed to clean his hands

A reader draws attention to an article in the latest CAAT magazine, which opens: “Like any company chairperson, the Chair of BAE System, Roger Carr (right), likes to use the AGM as an opportunity to celebrate the year’s achievements.” Lizzie … Continue reading

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The so-called ‘forgotten war’? Forgotten by the media who profit from the guilty aggressors – but highlighted by unsuborned journalists

Yesterday, the Today programme referred to this horror as a ‘forgotten war’ – but it has never been forgotten by investigative journalists like Felicity Arbuthnot, who has written in detail about the savage air strikes carried out carried out by … Continue reading

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Mayhem! what we are we doing? Adding political to military strikes.“UN, US, UK devastation, complicity and double standards”

“Arms sales above flesh and blood, terror, heartbreak and humanity, every time” These words of journalist Felicity Arbuthnot reverberated as the writer belatedly discovered Josie Ensor’s report from Istanbul that a US air strike killed nearly 60 civilians, including children, … Continue reading

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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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CIA-Pentagon turf war

In the last post on this site it was reported that New York Times journalist Mark Mazzetti, author of a book on drones, wrote that a number of bungled drone strikes carried out by the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) … Continue reading

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“Innocent victims of drone strikes wait in vain for humanity to choose justice over lawlessness”

New York Times reporter Mark Mazzetti, author of a book on drones, writes that a number of bungled drone strikes carried out by the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) in Yemen led the Yemeni government to issue a temporary ban … Continue reading

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