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US Wars and Regional Repercussions

US Wars and Regional Repercussions

According to a new report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, global military expenditures rose 2.6 percent between 2017 and 2018, to hit a total of .82 trillion dollars.
Yemen Death Toll to Surpass 230,000 – What Next?

Yemen Death Toll to Surpass 230,000 – What Next?

Now that United Nations warns that about 231,000 Yemenis will have died from hunger, disease and lack of health clinics by the end of this year, it should do the next best thing: force the Saudis to stop the war on this defenseless nation.
UN and Multilateral Diplomacy
08 September 2019 - 09:44

UN and Multilateral Diplomacy

The United Nations will be hosting six high level plenary meetings - unprecedented even by its own standards - during the beginning of the 74th session of the General Assembly in late September.
Afghanistan a Proving Ground for US Arms
15 August 2019 - 10:23

Afghanistan a Proving Ground for US Arms

Some 18 years into the war, and at a time when the people of Afghanistan seek the international community’s help for peace and prosperity, the Pentagon regime has found Afghanistan as a nice proving ground for a lot of different new military technology, hoping to show that new artificial intelligence efforts and cloud computing can make information-sharing in an occupation more efficient.
Who Is Responsible for Persian Gulf Security?
11 August 2019 - 12:06

Who Is Responsible for Persian Gulf Security?

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says any military presence in the Persian Gulf from outside the region would be a “source of insecurity” for Iran, and Tehran would act to safeguard its security.
Sad Day for Humanity
03 August 2019 - 10:27

Sad Day for Humanity

The United Nations has finally condemned the execution of two young activists in Bahrain, as the ruling Al Khalifah regime presses ahead with its heavy-handed crackdown on political dissidents and pro-democracy activists in the Persian Gulf kingdom.
The ‘forgotten’ US shoot down of Iranian airliner Flight 655­
05 July 2019 - 21:18

The ‘forgotten’ US shoot down of Iranian airliner Flight 655­

Today marks twenty-nine years since the shoot down by the USS Vincennes of Iran Air flight 655, which killed all of the plane’s 290 civilian passengers. This shoot down of a civilian airliner by a US naval ship occurred on July 3, 1988, toward the end of the eight-year Iran-Iraq War.
US Sanctions Are Acts of War
01 July 2019 - 21:01

US Sanctions Are Acts of War

In great violation of UN Charter and international law, and with no international accountability, the United States is currently engaged in illegal and comprehensive economic blockades against Iran, North Korea and Venezuela, as well as several lesser blockades against countries such as Cuba and Nicaragua, and an intensifying effort to cut off China's access to technology.
World Should Support UN Khashoggi Report
01 July 2019 - 20:33

World Should Support UN Khashoggi Report

The United Nations expert on extrajudicial killings has called for an international investigation into Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death, excoriating the UN for its “paralysis” and Saudi Arabia for its handling of the case.
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