Category Archives: Yemen

Did Muslim Murder 4 Marines in Payback for Iraq Libya Syria Somalia Afghanistan?

by jay janson Muslim gunman shot and killed by police after he kills four Marines at Tennessee military centers, Catholic Online (NEWS CONSORTIUM),7/17/2015). New York Times reports killer was a 24 year old Kuwait born American citizen. Another killing of … Continue reading

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Yemen from Foreign Policy in Five Minutes

Peace activist Joshua Byers has launched a new video show. He will be joining us here as a blogger. – Angela Keaton  

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April 19 in Yemen: Another Day, Another Drone Killing

by Joe Scarry The press announced a flurry of drone killings in Yemen over the April 19/20 weekend — that is, while the rest of us were observing Easter — and just as with U.S. drone killings in Pakistanand Somalia, the U.S. modus … Continue reading

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What if a Yemeni Sued the U.S. Government? (What if 56 of them did?)

by Joe Scarry The plight of Yemeni detainees at Guantanamo is turning a thought experiment into a cause of action. The thought experiment runs as follows: (a) Our system of law is predicated on the idea that wronged parties have … Continue reading

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Drone Warfare: Time to Stop Reversing the Benefit of Doubt

A new report from Human Rights Watch asserts that a recent US drone strike in Yemen “may have” violated the laws of war. I find the implied uncertainty puzzling: There is no doubt whatsoever that this strike, and the US drone … Continue reading

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ORGANIZE! Build the National Network Against Drones

by Joe Scarry A two-hour block has been set aside at the upcoming 2013 CODEPINK Drone Summit “Drones Around the Globe: Proliferation and Resistance” (Nov 16/17) for the purpose ofbuilding and strengthening the US national network against drones (NSDSW – Network to … Continue reading

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October 28 in Somalia: Another Day, Another Drone Killing

by Joe Scarry When you start to look at the way U.S. drone killings are reported — as I did with the September 5 drone killing in Pakistan — you notice that the U.S. government has amodus operandi for pulling the wool over … Continue reading

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