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Biden once wanted to make Saudi Arabia a ‘pariah’ – so why is he playing nice with the kingdom’s repressive rulers now?

By Jeffrey Fields The president will fly to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia directly from Israel on July 15, 2022. The trip comes a year after the Biden administration released a scathing intelligence report on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi…
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President Joe Biden Heads to the Mideast: Plans to Abase Himself Before Saudi Royals

President Joe Biden is off to the Middle East. He apparently plans to welcome Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman – ole "Slice ‘n Dice," when it comes to journalistic critics – in from the cold. The president is abandoning the pretense…
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Biden Must Not Betray Defenders of Democracy in Saudi Arabia

By Abdullah Alaoudh Source: Washington Post Throughout the 2020 campaign, challenger Joe Biden forcefully denounced President Donald Trump’s affinity for autocratic leaders, declaring at the Democratic National Convention that…
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U.S. Vows to Hunt Russian War Criminals — but Gives a Pass to Its Own

by: Nick Turse “THERE IS NO place to hide,” said U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland during a surprise trip to Ukraine this week, announcing that a veteran prosecutor known for hunting down Nazis would lead American…
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Saudi war in Yemen: End U.S. support

By Letters editorThe Seattle Times In the midst of so many jarring changes in our national landscape, I’m writing about a longstanding issue in urgent need of legislative attention: The Yemen War Powers Resolution, recently introduced.…
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NATO and the U.S. soften support for a Ukrainian victory

By L. Scott Lingamfelter - - Wednesday, June 22, 2022 OPINION: In August 1990 after Iraq dictator Saddam Hussein invaded Kuwait, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher warned U.S. President George H.W. Bush, “this…
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Colombia elects 1st leftist president in its history: A great supporter of Palestine

by Eman Abusidu Source: MEMO In Colombia, where  some 13,000 Palestinians reside, the leftist candidate Gustavo Petro has won the presidential election after he defeated his far-right…

Britain has approved Assange’s extradition – war criminals and murderers, rejoice

by: Peter Oborne Murderers, torturers and war criminals will be toasting the British home secretary, Priti Patel, tonight. Her decision to approve the extradition of Julian Assange turns investigative journalism into a criminal…
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Can Congress end US involvement in Yemen’s war as WH strives to rekindle relations with Saudi Arabia?

Naseh Shaker Ahead of US President Joe Biden's visit to Saudi Arabia in a push to lower oil prices, a bipartisan group of nearly 50 members of Congress has introduced a legislation on June 1 to invoke the 1973 War Powers Resolution…
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Antonucci: US actions only making things worse in Ukraine

by: Amy Antonucci  I have been watching the violence between Russia and Ukraine with the same sorrow and horror as many others. I share the wish to protect people and stand up for justice and freedom. I am concerned, however, that our current…