Trump Hints At Closing Qatar Military Base, The Largest In The Middle East

In his talk with Saudi King Salman, Trump said he was confident other countries in the region would “gladly” build the US a replacement base if they abandoned Qatar. Continue reading

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Pentagon Allowed To Keep Chemical Weapons Tests On US Troops Secret

Veterans groups and members of Congress, including Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA), are demanding to know exactly what happened during the Pentagon’s series of secret chemical and biological weapons tests involving military personnel in the 1960s and 1970s. Continue reading

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Israeli Bill Would Order Courts To Give Priority To Jewishness Over Democracy

The implication of the bill would be that so long as the Knesset was arguing that banning Arabs from elections was in the best interests of Israel’s Jewish character, the move would be untouchable by the courts. Continue reading

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Amnesty: US-Backed Coalition Violated International Law In Mosul Killings

A new report from human rights group Amnesty International says the US and it’s allied flagrantly violated international law and might amount to war crimes while fighting ISIS in Mosul. Continue reading

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