US Led Wars in The Middle East and Africa: Selected Articles

10 November 2017 — Global Research

US Strikes Soaring in Afghanistan, Along with Civilian Deaths

By Jason Ditz, November 09, 2017

With the US once again escalating the war in Afghanistan, the number of US warplanes dropping munitions on the central Asian country are on the rise, and with it, the number of civilians being killed in those strikes.

Video: The Saudi Purge: The Middle East Is on the Verge of A New War

By South Front, November 09, 2017

A missile gets fired on the Saudi capital. A missile, which was allegedly built in Iran and smuggled to Yemen, just to be fired at Saudi Arabia.

Mission Creep in Africa. US Military Expands its Operations Throughout the Continent

By Eric Margolis, November 09, 2017

There is one part of the globe that has remained free from heavy US influence since 1945, sub-Saharan Africa. But this fact is clearly changing as the US military expands its operations the width and breadth of the [African] Continent.

The UN and Genocide by Starvation in Somalia

By Thomas C. Mountain, November 09, 2017

According to just released information sourced from the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the FSNAU between October 2015 and April 2016, a period of only six months, upwards of 400,000 Somali’s, two thirds of whom were children, died of starvation.

Saudi Arabia: Wellspring of Regional Instability

By Paul R. Pillar, November 09, 2017

A clan of royals lives on rake-offs from the country’s petroleum wealth, while using more of that wealth to buy off a fast-growing population. The Saudis have had to play that game through the vicissitudes of the oil market on which the Saudi economy depends. The potential for breakdown has always been present. Now a king and his favorite—and ambitious and inexperienced—son are bringing the potential closer to reality.

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