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  • This Is Us Analyzing This Is Us: A Tribute to Beth Pearson

    Still, the timing of this week's Beth-centric episode is a reminder that the series is not telling stories from a position of strength.

    pastemagazine.com
  • US lawmakers vote to end US support for war in Yemen

    In rebuke of Trump’s alliance with Saudi Arabia, resolution would force administration to withdraw US troops Asserting congressional authority over war-making powers, the US House of Representatives approved a resolution Wednesday that would force the Trump administration to withdraw US troops from involvement in Yemen, in a rebuke of Donald Trump’s alliance with the Saudi-led coalition behind the military intervention. Lawmakers in both parties are increasingly uneasy over the humanitarian...

    the Guardian
  • At War: The Secret History of a Vietnam War Airstrike Gone Terribly Wrong

    An 1968 investigative report obtained by The Times offers new details into one of the Vietnam War’s worst friendly-fire incidents.

    www.nytimes.com
  • US House backs measure to end US support for Saudis in Yemen war

    The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a resolution that would end U.S. support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in the war in Yemen, as many lawmakers sought to push President Donald Trump to toughen his policy toward the kingdom. The 248-177 vote would not be enough, however, to overcome Trump’s promised veto of the war powers resolution. Democrats and Republicans reintroduced the war powers resolution two weeks ago as a way to

    Raw Story
  • Russia, Turkey, Iran Hail US Pullout Of Syria At Sochi, But US War Drums Beat At Warsaw

    President Vladimir Putin reasserted the Russian position that northern Syria must return to Damascus' control during the opening day of the Sochi summit between the three leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran. This just as the US-led Middle East summit is underway in Warsaw, Poland where the US and Israel have urged the world to "confront Iran" in places like Syria, Yemen, and Lebanon.  The Sochi meeting is tackling the ramifications of US withdrawal, with tense relations between Russia and Turkey...

    Zero Hedge
  • The toxic legacy of the Vietnam War

    How millions suffered from exposure to toxic chemicals sprayed by US forces during the Vietnam war

    www.bbc.co.uk
  • The US Is Already at War With China

    Michael T. Klare Trump is accelerating a gratuitous cold war between the world’s top two emitters of greenhouse gases, leaving the rest of the world to suffer. The post The US Is Already at War With China appeared first on The Nation.

    The Nation