Human Rights Group Condemns ‘Pariah State’ Saudi Arabia Over Staggering Torture, Execution Totals

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/15/20 | The human rights group Reprieve is questioning why Saudi Arabia will be allowed to play host for this year’s G20 summit following its atrocious sum of state-administered executions in 2019. The nation amassed a staggering 184 executions last year, the most in six years. Reprieve describes theContinue reading “Human Rights Group Condemns ‘Pariah State’ Saudi Arabia Over Staggering Torture, Execution Totals”

Implications of Failed US Assassination of Iranian Leader on Same Day as Soleimani

By Danny C. | DCPeriodical | 01/10/20 | After lawmakers were finally briefed about the White House ordered assassination of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani in Baghdad on Jan. 2nd, many walked away from the meeting saying the evidence provided for the so-called “imminent threat” Soleimani posed against America (namely their embassy in Baghdad) was patheticContinue reading “Implications of Failed US Assassination of Iranian Leader on Same Day as Soleimani”

‘This Isn’t How You End the Endless War’: Trump Weighs Plan to Send 14,000 More US Troops to Middle East

By Jake Johnson | CD | 12/05/19 | The Pentagon is reportedly considering deploying as many as 14,000 additional U.S. troops to the Middle East in order to confront the alleged threat posed by Iran, a move critics said would further expose the hollowness of President Donald Trump’s vow to end America’s perpetual wars. “Trump ran on ending theseContinue reading “‘This Isn’t How You End the Endless War’: Trump Weighs Plan to Send 14,000 More US Troops to Middle East”

‘The Bloodshed Must Stop’: Sanders, Khanna, and Schumer Demand Passage of Measure to End US Complicity in Yemen Slaughter

By Jake Johnson | CD | 12/01/19 | With Congress set to vote as early as next week on the annual military spending bill, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer joined Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Ro Khanna in calling for the inclusion of an amendment that would end U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s years-long assault on Yemen. “The humanitarianContinue reading “‘The Bloodshed Must Stop’: Sanders, Khanna, and Schumer Demand Passage of Measure to End US Complicity in Yemen Slaughter”