Trump is unshackling America's drones thanks to Obama's weakness

more than a decade, the worst-kept secret in the world has been the fact
that the Central Intelligence Agency owns and operates lethal drones
outside of recognized battlefields abroad. Newspapers blare it from
their headlines. Legislators discuss it on television. Foreign governments protest it through press releases. And, of course, human beings witness it through the death and destruction foist upon their communities.

John Bolton threatens war crimes court with sanctions in virulent attack

John Bolton,
the hawkish US national security adviser, has threatened the
international criminal court (ICC) with sanctions and made an
excoriating attack on the institution in a speech in Washington. Bolton pushed for sanctions over an ICC investigation into alleged American war crimes in Afghanistan.
He also announced on Monday the closure of the Palestine Liberation
Organization (PLO) office in Washington because of its calls for an ICC
inquiry into Israel.

Your Tax Dollars Help Starve Children

Some 85,000 children may have already died here in Yemen, and 12 million more people may be on the brink of starvation,
casualties in part of the three-year-old American-backed Saudi war in
Yemen. United Nations officials and aid experts warn that this could
become the worst famine the world has seen in a generation.

Arms Sales to Saudis Leave American Fingerprints on Yemen’s Carnage

When a Saudi F-15 warplane takes off
from King Khalid air base in southern Saudi Arabia for a bombing run
over Yemen, it is not just the plane and the bombs that are American. American
mechanics service the jet and carry out repairs on the ground. American
technicians upgrade the targeting software and other classified
technology, which Saudis are not allowed to touch. The pilot has likely
been trained by the United States Air Force.

Pompeo keeps Saudis off child soldier recruiters list

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blocked the inclusion of Saudi Arabia
on a US list of countries that recruit child soldiers, dismissing his
experts' findings that a Saudi-UAE coalition has been using underage
fighters in Yemen's civil war, Reuters News Agency reported on Tuesday, citing four people familiar with the matter.

Impeach Away, But Let’s Not Pretend Trump’s Plot Against Biden is his Worst Crime

Since his emergence as a political figure, Trump has promised that if he
ever attained power, he would use the U.S. military to inflict a
massive bloodletting on others, including noncombatants. Unlike other campaign promises, Trump has delivered on this one. Since taking office, he has presided over skyrocketing rates of civilian casualties in America’s many foreign conflicts.