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As Trump Aims Fresh US Aggression at Iran, How Many Surprises Can This October Hold?

This latest not-so-shocking surprise is actually incredibly dangerous and reckless for the future as well as incredibly cruel, heartless, indeed sadistic right now.

Phyllis Bennis ·

US Poised to Flout Int'l Law as Part of Potential Morocco-Israel Normalization Deal

With such a decision, the United States, and the world at large, would face serious repercussions—the erosion of international norms regarding the right to self-determination.

Alexander Bertschi Wrigley ·

For Palestinians and Their Supporters, Arab-Israeli Pacts Are 'A Stab in The Back' Amid Ongoing Oppression

From the West Bank and Gaza to Washington, D.C. and beyond, Palestinians and their allies stress that only an end to Israel's illegal occupation can bring peace to the Middle East. 

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·

Don't be Hoodwinked by Trump's UAE-Israel "Peace Deal"

This agreement is more about shoring up Trump's slumping electoral campaign and improving Netanyahu's battered image in Israel than bringing peace to the Middle East.

Medea Benjamin ·

'Emergency Was a Sham': Top Democrat Says IG Report on Saudi Arms Deal 'Deeply Damning' for Pompeo

"What sort of emergency makes itself known a few months in advance and can be resolved with weapons delivered years later?" 

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·

If Trump Wants to 'Talk About Our Missiles,' Says Iranian Foreign Minister, US Must Stop Pouring Theirs Into Middle East

"If you want to discuss ballistic missiles, then we need to discuss the amount of weapons sold to our region."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·

It’s Time to Stop Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

Congress should work to close off the other main avenue of U.S. support for the Saudi-led coalition—the sale of bombs, combat aircraft, armored vehicles, attack helicopters, and other equipment to Saudi Arabia and the UAE, the two primary perpetrators of the humanitarian crisis in Yemen

William Hartung ·

Leaked Docs Show Saudis 'Overwhelmingly Dependent' on Western Weapons to Wage War on Yemen

"The West can stop the carnage. But it chooses profit over life."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·

Why Congress Must Act Now on Yemen

The war has contributed to the world’s largest humanitarian crisis, with a spike in cholera cases in recent weeks and about 80 percent of the population, or 24 million people, requiring humanitarian assistance

Andrea Prasow ·

Despite 'War Crimes' Concerns in Yemen, Raytheon Nabs $1.6 Billion Arms Deal With UAE

Announcement comes as resolution to end U.S. complicity in Yemen war edges toward Senate vote

Andrea Germanos, staff writer ·