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Talks stall as Saudis bomb Yemeni cities

June 18, 2015

On June 15, bombs hit the Old City of Yemen’s capital, Sanaa. In the first announced attempt to reach a political settlement, United Nations talks began June 15 — with the Ansurallah rebels absent — in Geneva, ostensibly seeking to end the escalating imperialist-coordinated war against the [...]

Eyewitness Vietnam: U.S. bombs still kill

May 16, 2015

By Joyce Chediac and Paul Wilcox Quang Tri Province, Vietnam Sign outside a school warns students about unexploded weapons.WW photo: Joyce Chediac Quang Tri is on the 17th parallel, which artificially cut this country in half for two decades until Vietnam won its liberation in 1975. Surrounding it [...]

Disarm the Pentagon

May 5, 2015

The perpetual warfare state headquartered in Washington, D.C., and extending to military bases and deployments around the world has a multitude of victims. Let’s start with the ones right here in the United States. While media attention has died down since last summer, the crisis at the [...]

Washington escalates role in Saudi attack on Yemen

April 15, 2015

Pakistan’s parliament on April 10 voted to refrain from joining the Saudi Arabian and Gulf Cooperation Council — a coalition of the Saudi rulers with the other Gulf-area monarchies — now bombing Yemen. The bombing is the latest in a series of political and military struggles over who will [...]

Washington’s Saudi ally bombs Yemen

April 3, 2015

March 30 — The Gulf Cooperation Council, under Saudi Arabia’s direction, announced on March 26 that it began bombing Ansurallah positions in Yemen. At the same time, the Egyptian regime, product of a July 2013 military coup that ousted a Muslim-Brotherhood-led elected government, has taken [...]

Despite reported decline, struggle against Ebola continues

March 7, 2015

2014 Ebola outbreak in West Africa – outbreak distribution map. African leaders, health care professionals, international humanitarian organizations and others have praised the work battling the latest and most deadly outbreak of Ebola. In Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, the epicenters of [...]

Confront ‘American Sniper’

February 10, 2015

Try to imagine this movie: Iraq’s urban population, angered by a foreign invasion, mobilizes to resist an army of occupation. The robocop occupation troops are weighed down with body armor and heavy weapons. They drive armored Hummers decorated with death heads and kick down doors to invade Iraqi [...]

Why Washington fuels Ukraine’s war on Novorossiya

January 27, 2015

Based on a talk at the Workers World Party Forum in New York on Jan. 23. The Donetsk airport on Jan. 21, 2015. The rush-hour shelling of a trolley bus in the capital of Donetsk left 13 dead and 20 wounded on Jan. 22. At least 100 civilians were killed Jan. 21 alone in the Ukrainian terror-bombing [...]

Pentagon deploys more troops

January 22, 2015

With an air of absolute cynicism, the Pentagon announced on Jan. 16 that it will send 400 combat troops and 600 other personnel to the Mideast to train Syrian so-called “moderates” to fight forces of the Islamic State (ISIL). Congress has allocated $5 billion to fund this program. The U.S. war [...]

Growing incarceration rates for African Americans

December 18, 2014

Beyond police bullets and chokeholds Since the police killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 9, and then the failure of a grand jury to indict white police officer Darren Wilson, mass demonstrations and rebellions have erupted across the country, bringing national and [...]
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