Yemen

Geopolitics Alert Podcast: Trump, Iran, Yemen, and the Gulf

Right after his inauguration, Trump approved his first raid targeting al Qaeda which took place in Yemen. One Navy Seal and dozens of civilians died– the target escaped. Still under investigation, the raid has exposed some interesting information. In this episode, Randi and Jim talk about Trump’s first raid in Yemen and what this means for […]

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Afghanistan Saw Record Civilian Casualties Last Year, Trump Keeps up Pace

Helmand, Afghanistan – (GPA) Civilian casualties hit record numbers in Afghanistan in 2016. 18 civilians lost their lives just last week. Could the international community’s disdain for President Trump finally force the US to be held accountable for war crimes and civilian deaths? Maybe not, but at least mainstream media is reporting on it. Civilian […]

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Houthis Won’t Back Down From Saudi Terror

Al Mokha, Yemen – (GPA) After a successful week for Ansarullah forces, Saudi Arabia launched a brutal retaliation “scorched Earth” campaign. But resistance forces won’t back down. Houthi Forces Launch Offensives Last week, Ansarullah (Yemeni and Houthi) forces successfully hit a military base in Riyadh with a ballistic missile which they followed up with an announcement that […]

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Yemen Says No to US Troops, Trump Says Yes to Saudi Arms Sales

Washington D.C. (GPA) – In the past twenty four hours, the Yemeni government has allegedly withdrawn permission for the US to conduct ground operations in the country and President Trump has approved sales of more weapons to Saudi Arabia. According to the New York Times, some US officials are apparently saying that the Yemeni government […]

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U.K. Weapons Export Head Warned Ministers to Stop Sales to Saudis

London (GPA) – In the first day of testimony in the U.K.’s high court hearings on arms sales to Saudi Arabia, it’s been shown that many of Britain’s top civil servants warned the government to at least freeze sales. Today in England’s high court, emails were reviewed from civil servants such as the head of […]

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Russian Air Defense Systems Protect American Military

Dubai – (SCF) The United Arab Emirates has deployed the AN/TPY-2 radar along with its THAAD battery operating near the coast. In 2011, the UAE became the first international customer to procure the advanced missile defense system designed to intercept short-range, medium-range, and some intermediate-range ballistic missiles from the United States. The initial contract included 48 missiles, 9 transporter erector […]

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New Poll Shows 2/3 of Brits Want Leaders to Stop Arming Saudis

London (GPA) – Just days before a U.K. high court is set to review the country’s sales of weapons to Saudi Arabia, a new poll has shown that a majority of citizens oppose it. In a survey conducted over the last few days by British polling group Opinium, it was found that nearly sixty two […]

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Someone’s Navy Has Been Shelling Yemen for Days, US Denies Blame

Sana’a (GPA) – According to several Yemeni government officials, someone has been shelling al Qaeda positions from a naval vessel off the coast. The officials say it seems to be the US, but the Pentagon denies it. Yemeni officials say it appears US warships are conducting strikes against a stronghold of al Qaeda in the […]

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Trump Heats Up War in Yemen

Sana’a – (GPA) In the first few weeks of his term, President Trump increases United States’ involvement in the war in Yemen. The Obama administration contributed nothing to Yemen beyond war and chaos. In fact at the beginning of his first term, Obama started secretly funding, supplying, and training Abdrabbuh Mansur Hadi government forces. Which ended up […]

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Trump Considering Sending More Troops Into Afghanistan

(ANTIMEDIA) — Although in rhetoric Trump appears to differ somewhat from his predecessor regarding his positions on foreign policy, he has already begun continuing some of Barack Obama’s most disastrous policies. In his first weekend after the inauguration, the military pounded Yemen, the poorest country in the Middle East, with drone strikes. Now, it has been reported that […]

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