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Why is America waging war on Yemen?

https://theintercept.com/2016/10/10/u-s-and-u-k-continue-to-actively-participate-in-saudi-war-crimes-targeting-of-yemeni-civilians/

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Photo: Osamah Abdulrhman/AP

From the above: “U.S. and U.K. Continue to  actively participate in Saudi War Crimes, Targeting of Yemeni Civilians”

MQ-04062012-Pogo-Enemy-oumgga“Most important, according to the Saudi foreign minister, although it is the Saudis who have ultimate authority to choose targets, “British and American military officials are in the command and control center for Saudi airstrikes on Yemen” and “have access to lists of targets.” In sum, while this bombing campaign is invariably described in Western media outlets as “Saudi-led,” the U.S. and U.K. are both central, indispensable participants. As the New York Times editorial page put it in August: “The United States is complicit in this carnage,” while The Guardian editorialized that “Britain bears much responsibility for this suffering.”

From the start, the U.S.- and U.K.-backed Saudis have indiscriminately and at times deliberately bombed civilians, killing thousands of innocent people.”

emilysquotes-com-facts-cease-exist-ignored-ignorance-wisdom-intelligent-aldous-huxleyTrouble is, these are NOT just Saudi War Crimes. These are American war crimes.

We used the Saudis to deliver these bombs. We sold them the bombs. (We sold Saudi Arabia 199 BILLION dollars in munitions in the last 5 years) We sold them the planes. And we provided air support for the Saudi’s using American planes to drop American bombs.  We also trained the pilots.
 So whose war is this? And whose war crimes are these?
 8cdbe708b5e522797c5a35f5a907058aThe war on Yemen is our war. It is in our power to shut it down. But profiteers payoff members of the U. S. Congress to keep these 27 avoidable wars going.
When will people wake up.
 “The United States is currently waging war in six countries in the Middle East and North Africa – Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria, Somalia, Libya and Yemen. America’s participation in these wars may include training the local army, using drones to attack suspected terrorists, providing weapons and logistical support to one side side or the other, or sending 20120629-000449in American combat troops – sometimes all of the above. None of the countries in which the US military is involved poses a threat to our national security, least of all Yemen.
Yemen is one of the poorest countries in the world. It has to import most of its food and other essentials, and only about half the population is literate. Yemen’s chief asset is the city of Aden, which lies on the Gulf of Aden south of Saudi Arabia and across from Somalia. It is, or was was until recently, a strategic port, one of the best in the world. Aden was for many years under the control of British Petroleum, Inc., which turned it over to the Yemeni government in 1977.
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Photo:  Mohammed Huwais/AFP/Getty

Today Yemen is a battleground, the site of what aid organizations say is a human catastrophe. Food, water, medicine, and fuel are scarce, and there’s virtually no electricity. According to the World Health Organization, roughly a third of the population is in urgent need of medical care, but most of the hospitals have been forced to close.”

http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/31954-why-exactly-is-the-us-at-war-in-yemen


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    • thewordsmithcollection
      April 3, 2017

      Mainstream news is the fake news. Bought and paid for.
      But facts remain.

      https://revolutionresource.org/2015/03/27/fear-blind-faith-and-ignorance-vs-education-science-and-courage/

      “There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that ‘my ignorance is just as good as your knowledge.”

      ― Isaac Asimov

      “Education is a system of imposed ignorance.”

      ― Noam Chomsky, Manufacturing Consent

      “I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”

      ― Mark Twain

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