Saudis ‘Unaware’ Bombed Yemen Prison Held Prisoners

Saudis ‘Unaware’ Bombed Yemen Prison Held Prisoners

By Jason Ditz On Sunday, Saudi warplanes attacked and destroyed a prison in the Yemeni city of Dhamar, killing an estimated 130 prisoners. Saudi officials are now saying they had no idea that the prison held any prisoners, nor had they added the prison to the “no...
Trump Afghan ‘Withdrawal’ To Leave 8,600 Troops

Trump Afghan ‘Withdrawal’ To Leave 8,600 Troops

Says US will ‘always’ have a presence in Afghanistan Attempts by US negotiators to finalize a peace deal to get US troops out of Afghanistan continue to struggle in the face of President Trump’s comments, which continue to focus on all the troops he’s not...
US to Send $250 Million in Military Aid to Ukraine

US to Send $250 Million in Military Aid to Ukraine

Saying that the new package was intended to enhance democratic civilian control of the military, the Pentagon has unveiled a package of around $250 million in military aid to the Ukraine. They emphasized the US commitment to supporting Ukraine. In contrast to the aid...
Two Tankers Attacked in Gulf of Oman

Two Tankers Attacked in Gulf of Oman

Two tankers traveling through the Gulf of Oman were attacked on Thursday, forcing the crews to abandon the ships, and which left one of the ships on fire. One of the sailors was reported “slightly injured” in the incidents. The ships were the Front Altair, a tanker...
Trump May Pardon US Troops Accused or Convicted of War Crimes

Trump May Pardon US Troops Accused or Convicted of War Crimes

While the Pentagon rarely goes to the lengths of pursuing war crimes charges against American troops, the sheer number of US wars at any given time mean there will inevitably be some. Officials say President Trump is preparing to pardon some of them. President Trump...
Lawmakers Urge Trump Not to Veto Yemen War Powers Challenge

Lawmakers Urge Trump Not to Veto Yemen War Powers Challenge

A bipartisan group of lawmakers from both the Senate and the House have issued a letter to President Trump urging him not to veto the SJ Res 7 War Powers Act challenge to the Yemen War. The resolution passed the Senate last month, and the House on Thursday. The War...
Trump: Great Strides Made in ‘Ridiculous’ Afghan War

Trump: Great Strides Made in ‘Ridiculous’ Afghan War

Praises NATO’s promised spending hikes Whenever President Trump is dealing with NATO issues, there is always the question of whether Trump is going to praise NATO as the greatest thing since sliced bread, mock them as a relic of the past, or somehow manage to do...
Saudi Airstrike Kills Seven at Northern Yemen Hospital

Saudi Airstrike Kills Seven at Northern Yemen Hospital

An unusually busy morning at a rural hospital in Yemen’s Saada Province, run by Save the Children, turned into a catastrophe on Tuesday when Saudi warplanes attacked the area, hitting just outside the hospital itself, striking a gas station and killing at least seven...
Taliban Attack Kills All 32 Afghan Troops at Border Post

Taliban Attack Kills All 32 Afghan Troops at Border Post

A remote Afghan border post was overrun on Friday in the Spin Boldak District of Kandahar Province, with officials confirming that the Taliban killed all 32 border troops within. Reports say that a single Taliban infiltrator climbed into the base’s guard tower,...
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