A billion more in arms for Saudi intervention in Yemen civil war

Less than a month after the release of the infamous "28 pages" of a congressional 9/11 investigation that had been withheld for over a decade, which dealt with alleged ties between the government of Saudi Arabia and some of the hijackers, the Pentagon and State Department announced a new arms sale totaling more than $1 … Continue reading A billion more in arms for Saudi intervention in Yemen civil war

Pentagon withholds aid over Pakistan failure to stop formerly US-backed insurgents

The Washington Post reported on Wednesday that the Pentagon has decided to withhold $300 million in military aid to Pakistan for failing to take "sufficient action against the Haqqani network, a Taliban affiliate blamed for attacks on U.S. and allied personnel in Afghanistan." The article goes on to give some background on the organization, which … Continue reading Pentagon withholds aid over Pakistan failure to stop formerly US-backed insurgents