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Ilhan Omar Demands Pentagon Acknowledge, Compensate US Drone Strike Victims 'Illegally Killed' in Somalia

Congresswoman's call, says one rights advocate, "is an important acknowledgment that civilians unlawfully harmed have a right to redress."

Eoin Higgins, staff writer ·


Leaders Must Act to Protect Refugees and Internally Displaced People in Africa

The window of opportunity for containment is shutting fast. We must work together quickly to stop the spread of Covid-19 among the continent's most vulnerable populations.

Pauline Muchina ·


Critics Charge Pentagon 'Still Undercounting' Civilians Killed by US Military Overseas

"The difficult work of credibly investigating the aftermath of operations is the responsibility of the governments who engage in lethal actions."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


The Killer-in-Chief

In Covid-19 America, we are all now potential Suleimanis.

Tom Engelhardt ·


'Unprecedented Threat' for East Africa as Larger Second Wave of Locust Crisis Arrives Amid Pandemic

As the coronavirus outbreak delays efforts to eradicate the pests, experts warn locust swarms could grow 20-fold.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


'A Scourge of Biblical Proportions': UN Leaders Sound Alarm on East Africa Locust Crisis in Call for Global Response

The worst outbreak in decades has devastated crops across a region already enduring food insecurity, conflict, and climate impacts.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


Climate-Crisis Fueled Locust Swarms Pose 'Unprecedented Threat to Food Security and Livelihoods' in East Africa

The region's worst outbreak in decades has brought hundreds of millions of crop-devouring bugs to Somalia, Ethiopia, and Kenya.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


The Global War of Error

No, that's not a typo.

Tom Engelhardt ·



For 9th Straight Year, US Grants Waivers to Countries Violating Anti-Child Soldier Law

The White House recently announced the US was granting full or partial waivers to the Child Soldiers Prevention Act (CSPA) to Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Iraq, Mali, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen.

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·