Despite reaching an agreement to pull back and end the crisis of the last several months, Yemen's Houthi rebels surrounded the presidential palace in Sana. Now President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi has resigned. We talk to Joe Kechichian, Gulf State scholar and writer for Gulf News.
This program to mark the tenth anniversary of the beginning of the Iraq War in 2003, includes a panel of speakers addressing the changing face of war. Abroad, the US' increased use of drones for "targeted killings" in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia, has resulted in the deaths of thousands of civilians. Here in the US, deadly cuts continue to be imposed on domestic programs in order to fund the Pentagon's excessive spending and line the pockets of wealthy corporations, such as Boeing. The fights for public education, housing, and healthcare are intricately tied to the fights against war and imperialism.
According to a new report by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, the CIA’s drone campaign targeting suspected militants in Pakistan has killed dozens of civilians who went to rescue victims or as they attended funerals.