Joziah Thayer joins to show to discuss some of the work he’s done digging into the many factions and groups within Yemen and the foreign powers working to pull their strings. Scott and Thayer drill in on Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula, or AQAP, and explore how the group’s standing in Yemen has changed and how the country is likely to evolve going forward.
Discussed on the show:
The CIA, AQAP, and the Never-Ending Excuse to Bomb Yemen
How the IMF & World Bank Destroyed Yemen5/11/23 Joziah Thayer on AQAP’s Standing in Yemen
Tag: International Law
‘Nearly A Third Of The World Economy Is Now Subject To Sanctions’
The Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) just published a study about:
The Human Consequences of Economic Sanctions.
The results are as any observer of such acts would expect. Sanctions are used too broadly. They hardly ever serve their supposed original purpose and do not reach their aims. They hurt the poor more than the supposedly targeted leaders of this or that country.‘Nearly A Third Of The World Economy Is Now Subject To Sanctions’
Mexican president denounces USAID funds as interventionist
Mexico City, May 4 (RHC)– Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador has issued a letter to the administration of Joe Biden, calling for the United States to end aid to organisations he perceives as opposed to his government.Mexican president denounces USAID funds as interventionist
UPDATED: Venezuela Blasts White House for Handover of CITGO to Opposition
Venezuela’s President Nicolás Maduro expressed his repudiation of the recent resolution signed by the United States government to hand over the Venezuelan company CITGO to “an unknown management group” of a far-right opposition sector belonging to the Unitary Platform.Venezuela Blasts White House for Handover of CITGO to Opposition
Video via Don DeBar
De-Dollarization Kicks Into High Gear
The US dollar is essential to US global power projection. But in 2022, the dollar share of reserve currencies slid 10 times faster than the average in the past two decades.De-Dollarization Kicks Into High Gear
US seizes Iranian oil tanker to replenish it’s Strategic Petroleum Reserves?!
The United States seized an Iranian oil tanker just days before Tehran detained a tanker carrying American cargo in the Gulf of Oman, Reuters reported on Saturday.US seized Iranian tanker days before Tehran captured US ship
White House officials know Israel is an apartheid state, but they can’t say so
Beltway scholar Mark Lynch says even the White House understands Israel practices apartheid, even if it won’t say so publicly, because Palestinian intellectuals have led the way in shifting the foreign policy establishment.White House officials know Israel is an apartheid state, but they can’t say so
“Terrorism from the Sky”: Myanmar Junta Bombs Civilians, Killing 100, Escalating Attack on Resistance
Al Jazeera says at least 40 people were killed, whereas Western media is claiming 100+. Zarni is asking for Biden to release Myanmar’s frozen assets so that Myanmar’s “democratic resistance” can purchase more weapons.
“Terrorism from the Sky”: Burmese Junta Bombs Civilians, Killing 100, Escalating Attack on Resistance
And the second is China’s recent resumption of its backing of the military. China decided that they are going to back the military, because the democratic resistance is at least notionally backed by the United States and the European Union.
Myanmar military confirms air raid that killed dozens in Sagaing:
“During that opening ceremony, we conducted the attack. PDF members were killed,” Zaw Min Tun told the military broadcaster Myawaddy, referring to the civilian militias known as People’s Defence Forces.
Some media reports put the toll at more than 100 but Al Jazeera was unable to verify the figure. If confirmed, the attack on Pa Zi Gyi would be the deadliest in the country since the military toppled Aung San Suu Kyi’s elected government in a coup in February 2021.
“According to our ground information we hit the place of their weapons’ storage and that exploded and people died due to that,” he added.
Myanmar Strikes Concert (at Rebel Army Base): How & Why the West Lies
US-backed Proxy War Against China Rages in Myanmar
U.S., allies may be planning Ukraine proxy war model for Myanmar
Notes on Zarni:Read More »
Kiev Announces Plan for Genocide in Crimea, w/Mark Sleboda
The plans recently announced by the US-installed government in Kiev include a fact pattern for the crime against humanity of genocide for the majority of Crimea’s population. Don DeBar has more.Kiev Announces Plan for Genocide in Crimea, w/Mark Sleboda via Don DeBar
‘Everything Russian’ must be eradicated in Crimea – Zelensky aide (original)
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