Although the UN agencies have offered no public estimate of the number of Yemenis who have died of malnutrition-related conditions, it is likely that the figure is much higher than the estimate of 10,000 killed directly by the Saudi-coalition bombing. United Nations agencies have estimated that 462,000 Yemeni children under five years of age are already suffering severe acute malnutrition, putting them at serious risk of death from starvation and malnutrition-related disease. Read the rest of this entry »
Posts Tagged ‘Yemen’
Posted by Martin C. Fox on April 10, 2017
Posted by Martin C. Fox on March 25, 2017
How laughable that the government claims to be doing everything they can. We all know that is not true.
Posted by Martin C. Fox on March 17, 2017
Navy SEALs startled by terrorists’ combat readiness in Yemen mission
The mission, the first of President Trump’s administration, is widely regarded as a failure, and while the White House continues to claim that intelligence was recovered during the raid, Pentagon officials have repeatedly conceded that what was recovered was largely things they already knew, and a collection of telephone numbers containing no specifically actionable intelligence. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted by Martin C. Fox on March 7, 2017
In fact, it is completely standard for U.S. presidents.” And like his predecessors in the “war on terror”—Bush and Obama— Trump never mentioned the dead civilians that the U.S. military left in its wake.
Posted by Martin C. Fox on September 27, 2011
I thought Yemen would be next to be invaded by the forces of freedom and goodness. Pakistan looks to be where it is at. It is tough to win hearts and minds when we are burning down the village, by remote control, at the same time. See here and here for the lowdown on the latest terrorist soup du jour.