Congress Needs to Press the Pentagon, Saudi Arabia on Abuses in Yemen War

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by Belkis Wille On August 9, one day after the Pentagon notified Congress of its intention to sell $1.2 billion in weapons systems to Saudi Arabia, the Saudi-led coalition resumed airstrikes on Yemen’s capital, Sanaa, after peace talks that began… Continue Reading  

Iran’s Landmines: A Never-Ending Nightmare

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by Mehrnaz Samimi Akbar, 47, needs to wrap his leg stump in layer after layer of cloth. His leg was amputated after he stepped on a hidden landmine on his way from work, in western Iran, an area still contaminated… Continue Reading