Disappearing Palestine Part 2

After the first World War, the League of Nations divided territory formerly under the rule of the Ottoman Empire into mandates.  These mandates would be controlled by the British and French under the supervision of the newly established League of Nations. Syria and Lebanon were to be controlled by the French while the British controlled … Continue reading Disappearing Palestine Part 2

One Child Dies Every 10 Minutes In Yemen & No One Cares

  UNICEF reported that one child dies every ten minutes in Yemen with 462,000 suffering from severe acute malnutrition which is a dramatic increase of about 200 percent since Saudi Arabia's invasion started in 2015. In 2016, UNHCR stated there has been 2.4 million displaced and that number has risen to 3.1 million due to … Continue reading One Child Dies Every 10 Minutes In Yemen & No One Cares

The U.S. & Iran’s Reverberating War Drums Part 2

Three weeks following the coup in 1953, the United States had helped reinstall Reza Shah and gave Iran 68 million in economic aid with an additional 1.2 billion over the next decade. During this time from Reza Shah's reinstallment in 1953 until 1979, Iran was considered one of the closest allies of the United States. … Continue reading The U.S. & Iran’s Reverberating War Drums Part 2

The U.S. & Iran’s Reverberating War Drums – Part 1

The Black Gold Years, 1946 - 1979 It wasn't until World War 2 broke out in 1946 that the U.S. adopted its first policy towards Iran and up until this point the U.S. had no prior policies towards Iran. The U.S. began to fear the Soviet Union's attempt to set up separatist communist states in … Continue reading The U.S. & Iran’s Reverberating War Drums – Part 1

Saudi Arabia’s Proxy War in Yemen

Amnesty International is rightfully calling out Saudi Arabia for war crimes in Yemen. These bombings took place in Sa'dah, Sana'a, Hodeidah, Hajjah, and Ibb in a very short time period. Amnesty International reported 139 people were killed in these bombings, 42 suspected "terrorist", 97 civilians including 33 children were killed during these strikes leaving 460 … Continue reading Saudi Arabia’s Proxy War in Yemen