Tag archive for "Yemen"

Internacionales

Martes, 20 de mayo del 2014

Every reference in that specifically-tailored discourse serves a purpose. It is as if al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) exists to justify US military intervention and unending drone war. Last April, 63 Yemenis were reportedly killed in US drone strikes allegedly targeting al-Qaeda. No credible verification of that claim is available, and none of the victims have been identified.

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Lunes, 18 de noviembre del 2013

Last weekend, I participated in a panel on the illegality of drones and targeted killing off the battlefield at the conference, “Drones Around the Globe: Proliferation and Resistance,” in Washington DC. Nearly 400 people from many countries came together to gather information, protest, and develop strategies to end targeted killing by combat drones. I found [...]

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Martes, 3 de septiembre del 2013

Teniendo en cuenta la desalentadora realidad, no se puede imaginar un escenario futuro en el que Yemen pueda evitar un auténtico conflicto o una guerra civil. Es cierto que se podría hacer mucho para evitar este funesto escenario, como un trabajo sincero de reconciliación y pasos audaces para lograr una democracia transparente. Esto sería un [...]

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Entrevistas

Miércoles, 29 de mayo del 2013

Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill and author Noam Chomsky recently sat down together at Harvard University to discuss Scahill’s groundbreaking new book, “Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield.” Amy Goodman hosted the discussion, which was sponsored by the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School and the ACLU of Massachusetts.

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Martes, 28 de mayo del 2013

Here are the good, the bad and the ugly things in President Obama’s important speech on counter-terrorism Thursday, and in the off-stage steps he has announced that mysteriously did not appear in the speech:

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Viernes, 3 de mayo del 2013

When we experience terror at home, we must remember the United States’s use of terror abroad    April is usually a cheerful month in New England, with the first signs of spring, and the harsh winter at last receding. Not this year.

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Lunes, 29 de abril del 2013

Jeremy Scahill, Blowback Reporter Chalmers Johnson’s book Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire was published in March 2000 — and just about no one noticed.  Until then, blowback had been an obscure term of CIA tradecraft, which Johnson defined as “the unintended consequences of policies that were kept secret from the American people.”  In his [...]

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Martes, 23 de abril del 2013

“She had a great sense of humor and freckles and red hair that brought her right to her Irish roots.” She was “a dream daughter.” I have a daughter, so maybe that’s why these words cut so deep.

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Entrevistas

Miércoles, 6 de febrero del 2013

Premiering this week at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah, the new documentary “Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield” follows investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill to Afghanistan, Somalia and Yemen as he chases down the hidden truths behind America’s expanding covert wars. We’re joined by Scahill and the film’s director, Rick Rowley, an independent journalist [...]

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Viernes, 25 de enero del 2013

A friend recently told me how a relative of theirs was most concerned about developments in Egypt, given the dominance of the right-wing Islamist Muslim Brotherhood. I have heard similar such concerns raised, as conservative Islamists have come to play major roles in post-uprising governments, e.g., Tunisia, Egypt. In some cases, there is an implication [...]

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