Why is the war in Yemen escalating again? šŸ”Š

Why is the war in Yemen escalating again? šŸ”Š

The ongoing civil war in Yemen risks an escalation with drone strikes launched by the Houthi against the United Arab Emirates. This is apparently in retaliation against the increased military campaign against the Houthis led by the Saudis and the UAE. The Houthi...
Why are Yemenis being starved?

Why are Yemenis being starved?

By Felicity Mulford & Kate Vigneswaran Throughout Yemenā€™s brutal war, parties to the conflict have deprived civilians of the food and water they need to survive, starving them to death.Ā  InĀ ā€˜Starvation Makersā€™, a joint report released last week,Ā Mwatana for Human...
What are the true costs of the war in Afghanistan?

What are the true costs of the war in Afghanistan?

By Neta C. Crawford Calculating the costs of the Afghanistan War in lives, dollars and years.Ā  The U.S. invaded Afghanistan in late 2001 to destroy al-Qaida, remove the Taliban from power and remake the nation. On Aug. 30, 2021, theĀ U.S. completed a pullout of...
Where do Afghanistan’s refugees go?

Where do Afghanistan’s refugees go?

By Tazreena Sajjad Images of thousands of AfghansĀ desperately trying to fleeĀ their country following aĀ hasty U.S. withdrawalĀ have provoked an international outcry. As of Aug. 22, 2021, someĀ 6,000 U.S. troopsĀ wereĀ working to evacuate U.S. military, American citizens...
How did the Taliban take back control of Afghanistan?

How did the Taliban take back control of Afghanistan?

By Natasha Lindstaedt Taliban victory inevitable despite the trillions the US poured in.Ā  In less than a week, theĀ Taliban has capturedĀ nearly a dozen key cities in Afghanistan. With the departure of US forces, it is poised to take over the country from the embattled...
As the West moves out, what next for Afghans?

As the West moves out, what next for Afghans?

By Paul Rogers As the Taliban rapidly expand in the shadow of US and NATO alliesā€™ retreat, has anyone considered the impact on innocent civilians? Military leaders in the United States and Britain, as well as allied countries, now accept that they have lost their war...