Posts Tagged: U.S. military aid
Despite well documented abuses in the kingdom, the spigot of aid and arms from the U.S. and U.K. remains open.
U.S. military aid to the Philippines doesn't defend the country from invaders. It's turned inward, against the poor, journalists, and human rights defenders.
The U.S.-funded Israeli military is shooting so many unarmed Palestinians that the UN is warning of an amputation crisis in Gaza.
U.S. taxpayer funds are bankrolling the worsening human rights crisis in the Philippines. Movements are rising to shut that aid off.
Our leading weapons dealers have developed a business model that feeds on war, terrorism, chaos, political instability, and human rights violations.
Most members of Congress accept that the U.S. will sell huge quantities of weapons to the rights-abusing state. It doesn't have to be that way.
We often debate the pros and cons of welcoming immigrants here. We seldom consider the U.S. impact on the countries they leave.
Four years ago, the U.S. and the UK signed a landmark treaty to restrict the sale of arms to rights abusers. So why are they still profiting off the atrocities in Yemen?
Imagine telling the family of a fallen soldier they died to ensure Saudi hegemony in the Gulf, an eternal Guantanamo, or the spread of terror groups and refugees.
Mexico is the third deadliest place in the world to do journalism — and the U.S. is making things worse.