Posts Tagged: Civilian Casualties
It’s time to implement a full ban on U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia.
The U.S. conducts drone strikes worldwide with relative impunity. But when the first strike hits the United States, the real blowback will begin.
Taking the diplomatic road on Iraq and Syria would let Sanders get back to the business he started in 2002 — making space between himself and Hillary Clinton on the Middle East.
In its failure to prosecute bona fide war criminals, the Obama administration has left the door open for all manner of rights abusers to succeed it.
As leaked documents obtained by the Intercept reveal, the drone war is likely creating more terrorists than it's killing.
Meanwhile, the Obama administration is keeping troops in Afghanistan because there's "a risk of deterioration." Oh, the irony.
The best way to ensure that U.S. troops won't bomb any more civilian targets in Afghanistan is for President Obama to pull them out.
As Yemen rapidly disintegrates, the U.S. is turning a blind eye to atrocities committed by its Saudi allies — even as Washington enables them.
There may be a responsible way to fight the Islamic State, but the U.S. will have to leave its boots in the closet and the drones in the hangar.
As the U.S. drone war flares up again in Yemen, a distressingly familiar pattern is playing out.