Todays News 8/16/16

  • Saudi Arabia bombs a Doctors Without Borders hospital in Yemen, killing at least 11. More may have survived, but Saudi plans reminded in the area, and rescuers feared more airstrikes. This is the 4th hospital that has been bombed by Saudi Arabia, since the conflict started in March 2015. The Saudi’s bombed a school over the weekend, and Doctors Without Borders is the group that confirmed the murder of the children. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle
  • The bombs that are being used to destroy Yemen were made in the US and being flow to the targets by Boeing F-15s. The US sold Saudi these weapons in a$60 Billion deal negotiated by Hillary Clinton and approved by President Obama. Now the US wants to sell the Saudis even more weapons. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle
  • Yemen is the poorest country in the Middle East and Saudi Arabia continues to bomb key infrastructure targets. One reason America may be unwilling to stand up the the Saudis, could be American companies profit when Yemeni hospitals explode. Boeing and TexTron Systems have already made millions off the $60 Billion deal Hillary Clinton negotiated. The US Government also collects a 7% fee for brokering the deal. That money appears to disappear from the books. [Link] US/Saudi War Against Yemen Fyle
  • America continues using mercenaries around the world. In 2014, The Pentagon spent $285 Billion on private contractors. Mercenaries now outnumber US troops 3 to 1 in warzones. In Afghanistan, only 1/3 mercenaries are American. Using mercenaries has the political advantage of giving the appearance of lower troop numbers and less troops casualties. [Link] Foreign Policy Fyle
  • 15 Guantanamo prisoners are being transferred to United Arab Emirates. All prisoners were cleared for transfer, some have been since 2010. [Link] US Terrorism Fyle


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