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US Air Strike Kills At Least 18 Afghan Civilians — Mostly Women and Children

US Air Strike Kills At Least 18 Afghan Civilians — Mostly Women and Children

At least 18 civilians, most of them women and children, were killed in a US air strike late Thursday in Helmand province, Afghanistan, the..

February 13, 2017 with 0 Comments
Steve Bannon in 2016: ‘No Doubt’ US Will Fight War with China

Steve Bannon in 2016: ‘No Doubt’ US Will Fight War with China

As Donald Trump’s presidency begins with provocation of China and saber-rattling toward Iran, disturbing audio recordings of White..

February 2, 2017 with 0 Comments
US Admits Killing 33 Afghan Civilians in ‘Self Defense’ Strike on Kunduz Village

US Admits Killing 33 Afghan Civilians in ‘Self Defense’ Strike on Kunduz Village

The US military admitted Thursday that a joint military operation in Kunduz province, Afghanistan in early November killed 33 Afghan..

January 12, 2017 with 0 Comments
Israel Told New Zealand UN Anti-Settlement Resolution Is ‘Declaration of War’

Israel Told New Zealand UN Anti-Settlement Resolution Is ‘Declaration of War’

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned New Zealand’s foreign minister that his nation’s co-sponsorship of a United..

December 29, 2016 with 0 Comments
US-Led Air Strikes Kill Dozens of Civilians in Afghanistan, Iraq

US-Led Air Strikes Kill Dozens of Civilians in Afghanistan, Iraq

US-led air strikes killed at least 30 civilians, including babies and children, in northern Afghanistan on Thursday, just days after it was..

November 3, 2016 with 0 Comments
Obama Waives Ban on Military Aid to Child Soldier Armies for 7th Straight Year

Obama Waives Ban on Military Aid to Child Soldier Armies for 7th Straight Year

For the seventh straight year, President Barack Obama has granted waivers from the Child Soldiers Prevention Act of 2008 (CSPA) to nations..

October 3, 2016 with 0 Comments
Afghan Official: US Drone Strike Kills 13 Civilians

Afghan Official: US Drone Strike Kills 13 Civilians

At least 13 civilians were killed in a US drone strike targeting Islamic State militants in eastern Nangarhar province, an Afghan..

September 28, 2016 with 0 Comments
Obama Acknowledges ‘Countless Civilians’ Killed in Secret US Bombing of Laos, Pledges $90M in Aid

Obama Acknowledges ‘Countless Civilians’ Killed in Secret US Bombing of Laos, Pledges $90M in Aid

Barack Obama, the first sitting US president to visit Laos, acknowledged the secret American bombing campaign there that killed at..

September 6, 2016 with 0 Comments
HRW Ranks US Among World’s Worst Abusers of Children Jailed as ‘Security Threats’

HRW Ranks US Among World’s Worst Abusers of Children Jailed as ‘Security Threats’

A recently-released Human Rights Watch report detailing abuses committed against children imprisoned as national security threats ranks the..

August 9, 2016 with 0 Comments
Dozens More Civilians Killed in Latest US Air Strike on Syria

Dozens More Civilians Killed in Latest US Air Strike on Syria

Less than 10 days after US-led air strikes killed scores of civilians in and around Manbij, Syria, another US strike targeting Islamic..

July 29, 2016 with 0 Comments
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