All news tagged with #Al Qaeda

Juan Cole, USA 02/26/2018 0

11,004 Gun Murders in US vs. 26 (equiv. 130) in England Annually

The US policy of constantly endangering our children is enacted by a bought-and-paid-for Congress on behalf of 10 major gun manufacturers with an $8 billion industry.
Randi Nord, USA 01/04/2018 0

As Saudi Influence Wanes, UAE Builds Its Regional Value as Tool of US Imperialism

Where Riyadh’s imperial ambitions are haphazard, Abu Dhabi’s are smooth and calculated. While Saudi Arabia has spent billions murdering civilians, the UAE has built military bases, forged imperial alliances, and secured its grip on regional hegemony both politically and militarily aligning itself as the next major US ally as a tool of imperialism.
Vijay Prashad, India 11/10/2017 0

No Need to Understand the Conflict in Niger, Says the United States, Just Open Fire

The U.S. would rather fight a new war than address the region's poverty, environmental damage, or smuggling.
Nick Turse, Italy 11/07/2017 0

It’s Not Just Niger — U.S. Military Activity Is a “Recruiting Tool” for Terror Groups Across West Africa

The mission never made the front page of the New York Times or the Washington Post. It wasn’t covered on CNN or Fox News. Neither the White House chief of staff, the chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, nor the president ever addressed it in a press briefing.
Whitney Webb, USA 11/02/2017 0

US Govt-Funded Think Tank Praises “Moderate” Al Qaeda

With al Qaeda now seen by the U.S. as likely the only group in Syria “militarily capable of challenging the Assad regime’s grip on power, the U.S. is in the uncomfortable position of having to rehabilitate 9/11 and current terrorists into supportable “moderates.”