US Politics in Trump era Public date: 19.09.2019 21:40:40

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26 Dec 2018

Arms Sales to Saudis Leave American Fingerprints on Yemen’s Carnage

When a Saudi F-15 warplane takes off from King Khalid air base in southern Saudi Arabia for a bombing run over Yemen, it is not just the plane and the bombs that are American. American mechanics service the jet and carry out repairs on the ground. American technicians upgrade the targeting software and other classified technology, which Saudis are not allowed to touch. The pilot has likely been trained by the United States Air Force.
When a Saudi F-15 warplane takes off from King Khalid air base in southern Saudi Arabia for a bombing run over Yemen, it...

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1 Feb 2018

As Strongmen Steamroll Their Opponents, U.S. Is Silent

Across the world, autocratic leaders are engaging in increasingly brazen  behavior — rigging votes, muzzling the press and persecuting opponents — as they dispense with even a fig leaf of democratic practice once offered to placate the United States or gain international legitimacy.
Across the world, autocratic leaders are engaging in increasingly brazen  behavior — rigging votes, muzzling the...

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