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Human Trafficking is Booming in Yemen as the War Enters its Fifth Year

    Human Trafficking is Booming in Yemen as the War Enters its Fifth Year

AMRAN, YEMEN — The offensive war on Yemen, the most impoverished nation in the Middle East, was launched in 2015 by a U.S.-backed coalition of Arab countries led by Saudi Arabia, the richest nation in the Middle East. It has plunged a nation already struggling to provide basic services to its citizens into chaos, a…

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Trump’s Taliban Talks Led by Neocon Operation Cyclone Agent & PNAC Member

    Trump’s Taliban Talks Led by Neocon Operation Cyclone Agent & PNAC Member

National Security Advisor John Bolton’s firing may be the 9/11 anniversary gift the war-weary American public wanted, but the support he received from the establishment demonstrates that the war machine is much greater than one man.  Bolton, the neoconservative movement’s standard bearer in the Trump administration, took up a crusade against high-level talks between Trump…

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‘Justice is Indivisible’:The Screams of Israa Ghrayeb Should Be Our Wake-up Call

    ‘Justice is Indivisible’:The Screams of Israa Ghrayeb Should Be Our Wake-up Call

The death of Israa Ghrayeb has ignited furious reactions regarding the so-called ‘honor-killings’ in Palestine and throughout the Arab world.  It also wrought confusion with respect to the jurisprudential foundation of such crimes, which are often committed in the name of protecting the honor of the family.  Israa, a 21-year-old makeup artist from the town…

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More Americans Questioning Official 9/11 Story As New Evidence Contradicts Official Narrative

    More Americans Questioning Official 9/11 Story As New Evidence Contradicts Official Narrative

Today the event that defined the United States’ foreign policy in the 21st century, and heralded the destruction of whole countries, turns 18. The events of September 11, 2001 remains etched into the memories of Americans and many others, as a collective tragedy that brought Americans together and brought as well a general resolve among…

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The Dancing Israelis: FBI Docs Shed Light on Apparent Mossad Foreknowledge of 9/11 Attacks

  The Dancing Israelis: FBI Docs Shed Light on Apparent Mossad Foreknowledge of 9/11 Attacks

NEW YORK — For nearly two decades, one of the most overlooked and little known arrests made in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks was that of the so-called “High Fivers,” or the “Dancing Israelis.” However, new information released by the FBI on May 7 has brought fresh scrutiny to the possibility that the…

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The NED Strikes Again: How Neocon Money is Funding the Hong Kong Protests

  The NED Strikes Again: How Neocon Money is Funding the Hong Kong Protests

 It’s been a summer of unrest in Hong Kong, and the Western mainstream press has been in uproar providing non-stop coverage of what they’ve described as a “pro-democracy movement fighting for freedom” against the repressive Chinese government.  Since March, thousands of protesters have taken to the streets each week, clashing with police and security forces,…

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As Saudi and UAE Proxies Trade Blows in Southern Yemen, Yemeni Civilians Pay the Price

  As Saudi and UAE Proxies Trade Blows in Southern Yemen, Yemeni Civilians Pay the Price

ADEN, YEMEN — In a complicated turn of events, the battle in southern Yemen between opposing factions of the Saudi-led Coalition has sparked a new tragedy, affecting civilians who were already suffering under the four years of war that the Coalition has waged on their country — a war that has killed thousands of their…

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Matan Kahana: Will Ultra-Right Candidates Upset Netayahu’s Re-Election Plans?

  Matan Kahana: Will Ultra-Right Candidates Upset Netayahu’s Re-Election Plans?

OCCUPIED LYDD, PALESTINE — Matan Kahana — a retired IDF colonel, fighter pilot, and former soldier in Israel’s notorious murder squad, Sayeret Matkal — is now running for a seat in the Knesset with Naftali Bennett’s New Right Party. He is a “religious Zionist,” which is a designation used by fanatic religious-Zionist settlers who roam…

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Trump Hits Lebanon Bank with His Favorite Econo-Political Battering Ram

  Trump Hits Lebanon Bank with His Favorite Econo-Political Battering Ram

BEIRUT — Economic sanctions are not only a very important topic in present international relations but have also come to pepper daily news headlines. Sanctions have become an increasingly prevalent measure for disciplining a state’s “unacceptable behavior” by banning trade with said state and disrupting its financial relations for political purposes. Economic sanctions can be…

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Systematic Palestinian Isolation: What Is Missing from the Omar, Tlaib Story

  Systematic Palestinian Isolation:  What Is Missing from the Omar, Tlaib Story

Israel’s decision to bar two United States Democratic Representatives, Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, from entering Israel and visiting Palestine has further exposed the belligerent, racist nature of the Israeli government. But our understanding of the Israeli decision, and the massive controversy and discussion it generated, should not stop there. Palestinians, who have been at…

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