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. Continue reading

The CIA and the Pentagon’s Dirty Secrets: Selected Articles

25 October 2017 — Global Research

Syrian Government Urges UN Security Council to Put an End to US Coalition Crimes against Civilians

By News Desk, October 25, 2017

The US-led coalition, whose operation in Syria had not been authorized by the UN or Damascus, has denied that its airstrike resulted in civilian casualties in Deir ez-Zor. Continue reading

Where are Britain’s armed drones? Why Drone Wars is going to court to seek answers By Chris Cole

7 July 2017 — Drone Wars

Drone Wars UK will be in court next week seeking to overturn the refusal of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) to release how many of the UK’s fleet of ten armed Reaper drones are deployed and where they are located. The MoD currently releases such deployment details about its other armed aircraft, but has insisted since late 2014 that such information cannot be released about its armed drones.

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Washington Threatens The World By Dr. Paul Craig Roberts

7 August 2014 — Global Research

The consequence of Washington’s reckless and irresponsible political and military interventions in Iraq, Libya, and Syria has been to unleash evil. The various sects that lived in peace under the rule of Saddam Hussein, Gaddafi, and Assad are butchering one another, and a new group, ISIS, is in the process of creating a new state out of parts of Iraq and Syria. 

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Information Clearing House 7 November 2013: Torture on Tape: Disturbing Video Shows U.S. Special Forces

7 November 2013 — Information Clearing House

Torture on Tape:

Disturbing Video Shows U.S. Special Forces Observing Brutal Afghan Interrogation

Video

A video just posted online shows a hogtied prisoner being whipped by Afghan security forces, as what appears to be two unidentified American military officers look on.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36785.htm

 

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Counterinsurgency, Death Squads, and the Population as the Target: Empire Under Obama, Part 4 By Andrew Gavin Marshall

1 November 2013 — The Hampton Institute

obamafourPart 1: Political Language and the ‘Mafia Principles’ of International Relations
Part 2: Barack Obama’s Global Terror Campaign
Part 3: America’s “Secret Wars” in Over 100 Countries Around the World

While the American Empire – and much of the policies being pursued – did not begin under President Obama, the focus of “Empire Under Obama” is to bring awareness about the nature of empire to those who may have – or continue – to support Barack Obama and who may believe in the empty promises of “hope” and “change.” Empire is institutional, not individual. Continue reading

Got His Gun — Lost His Legs, Arms, Penis By David Swanson

27 October 2013 — David Swanson

Ann Jones’ new book, They Were Soldiers: How the Wounded Return from America’s Wars — The Untold Story, is devastating, and almost incomprehensibly so when one considers that virtually all of the death and destruction in U.S. wars is on the other side. Statistically, what happens to U.S. troops is almost nothing.  In human terms, it’s overwhelming.

Information Clearing House 23 October 2013: Drone Victims Recount Horror of Follow-Up Strikes Launched Against People Rescuing Wounded

23 October 2013 — Information Clearing House

US is Fighting in Yemen’s Civil War

By Ryan Goodman

The president is waging a secret war in Yemen, and it’s time for him to come clean.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36620.htm

 

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Information Clearing House 20 October 2013: Food Stamp Corporate Welfare

20 October 2013 — Information Clearing House

It Took Decades for Truth to be Revealed in Algeria. How Long Will it Take Syria?

By Robert Fisk

The real story of the much more recent Algerian war – between the Islamists and the government in the 1990s (total deaths 250,000, a hundred thousand more than in Syria today) – still cannot be told by Algerian historians.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36597.htm

 

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Information Clearing House 19 October 2013: 4 Out Of 5 in USA Face Near-poverty, No Work

19 October 2013 — Information Clearing House

Assassination Pushes Libya Towards Civil War Two Years after Gaddafi Murder

By Chris Stephen in Tripoli

Fighting rages in Benghazi as Tripoli braces for fallout from the kidnapping of prime minister Ali Zaidan.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36579.htm

 

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