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Under Corbyn, Britain would reject friends like the current American and Saudi governments – and agree with a US ‘hawk’

. As a man is known by the company he keeps (Aesop?) so is a country. We quietly go about our lives as our special friends in the American and Saudi governments order the slaughter of people in Yemen. Washington … Continue reading

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UN special rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism to investigate civilian drone strike casualties

A link from The Brummie led to this information from Al Jazeera: The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights has launched an investigation into drone strikes and will review resultant civilian casualties to determine whether the attacks … Continue reading

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