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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
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The Enduring Shame: US Wars Killed 500,000 - and Counting
Rasa - According to a new study by Brown University on the cost in lives of America’s Post-9/11 Wars, in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan, between 480,000 and 507,000 people were killed in the course of the three conflicts.
11/13/2018 11:43:00 AM
Saudis Are Turning Hospitals and Clinics into Piles of Ruins in Yemen
Rasa - Aid agencies and medical staff on the ground in Hodeida are begging the international community to intervene to stop the violence in the besieged Yemeni city as Saudi Arabia and its coalition forces struggle to gain the upper hand in a lost war.
11/10/2018 1:45:00 PM
Saudi Arabia’s War on Yemen Has Been a Political, Financial and Diplomatic Disaster
Rasa - Saudi Arabia and its allies are desperate to cease fire in Yemen, but they want a major victory to continue their interfering role in talks over the fate of the country before holding fire; otherwise, they will earn nothing, but utmost humiliation after years of bombing a poor, defenseless nation. It's now several months they have come to realize that they have lost the costly war and wish for a way out without being so much humiliated.
11/9/2018 11:04:00 PM
Hodeida People’s Health, Security and Safety Depend on UN Intervention
Rasa - Saudi airstrikes and warships continue to pound the Yemeni port city of Hodeida, with escalating strikes coinciding with Saudi-backed ground forces' failed offensives whose objective was advancing closer to the city.
11/8/2018 10:12:00 PM
Iran Sanctions: The Death Knell of American Exceptionalism and Hegemony
Rasa - On Monday, the Trump administration announced the re-imposition of the “toughest” sanctions ever against Iran.
11/7/2018 2:23:00 PM
Justice for Khashoggi: Those Who Play With Fire Must Remember That Smoke Gets in Their Eyes
Rasa - There may be times when the world community is powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when it fails to protest.
11/6/2018 3:02:00 PM
Yemen War:
Saudis Have a Lot of Explaining to Do in International Tribunals
Rasa - US Defense Secretary James Mattis has just called for an immediate ceasefire in Yemen. In the course of this, he has also demanded an end to fighting, and an immediate halt to all airstrikes against populated areas. Yet, the international community has serious questions about his degree of honesty when he asks for the cessation of hostilities.
11/5/2018 4:44:00 PM
Washington’s Long-Held Illusions Will Create More Mess in Afghanistan
Rasa - Despite 17 years of war and occupation, the United States and its allies have been unable to defeat the Taliban in Afghanistan.
11/5/2018 4:27:00 PM
Iranians told US by occupying the Embassy:
No more interference!
Rasa - The occupation of the U.S. embassy in Tehran served to tell the U.S. government that the people of Iran are beholden to no outside influence, and that they would not tolerate any further interference in their internal affairs.
11/5/2018 3:57:00 PM
Yemen Talks Impossible without Accountability
Rasa - The US and a number of other western states are renewing calls for a ceasefire in Yemen and a return to UN-backed peace talks aimed at ending the three-and-half-year war, but such efforts are destined to failure when they are disingenuous right from the start.
11/3/2018 12:01:19 PM