Saudi Arabia’s Blood Pact With Sudanese Genocidal Strongman

Put simply, recent U.S. intelligence assessments confirm what al-Amin has reported: that the UAE/Saudi war in Yemen is beginning to unravel. Not only are the Emiratis and Saudis mired in a seemingly endless conflict, their 8,000-plus Sudanese mercenaries are beginning to turn on their Emirati and Saudi officers. This is the result of Saudi penny-pinching … Continue reading Saudi Arabia’s Blood Pact With Sudanese Genocidal Strongman

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Saudi and UAE are Starving Yemenis to Death

https://foreignpolicy.com/2018/11/08/saudi-arabia-and-the-united-arab-emirates-are-starving-yemenis-to-death-mbs-khashoggi-famine-yemen-blockade-houthis/ According to the Yemen Data Project, Saudi and Emirati aircraft have conducted over 18,500 air raids on Yemen since the war began—an average of over 14 attacks every day for over 1,300 days. They have bombed schools, hospitals, homes, markets, factories, roads, farms, and even historical sites. Tens of thousands of civilians, including thousands of children, have been … Continue reading Saudi and UAE are Starving Yemenis to Death

The Yemen Data Project

https://www.journalism.co.uk/news/-the-greatest-data-project-you-ve-never-heard-of--inside-the-yemen-data-project/s2/a729383/ "It's the greatest data project you’ve never heard of,” said Iona Craig, freelance journalist and adviser at the Yemen Data Project, at the CIJ Logan Symposium last week (20 October). “We don’t do advocacy – it’s about transparency and the fact that data can be used to hold the parties of the conflict accountable, because there … Continue reading The Yemen Data Project

Britain’s arms exports grow by billions

Documents seen by i weekend show that Britain almost doubled the value of defence equipment, including fighter jets and munitions, it cleared for export in 2017, as it vies with Vladimir Putin’s Russia to be the world’s second largest weapons supplier. The £6.6bn of UK arms licences represents an 83 per cent rise on the previous year. … Continue reading Britain’s arms exports grow by billions

Is Climate the Worst Casualty of War?

by Stacy Bannerman https://www.commondreams.org/views/2018/07/31/climate-worst-casualty-war How do you clear a room of climate activists? Start talking about war. It’s not just environmentalists that leave; it’s pretty much everyone. Mission accomplished by the Bush Administration, which sent the military and their families to war and the rest of the country to an amusement park. The military-civilian divide … Continue reading Is Climate the Worst Casualty of War?