Topics: US military

Yemen War Death Toll Surpasses 70,000

This April 10, 2019, file photo shows a view of the site of an airstrike by Saudi-led coalition in Sanaa, Yemen. (Hani Mohammed/AP) More than 10,000 people have been reported killed in Yemen over the last five months, bringing the war’s total death toll to

Trump Vetoes Resolution Ending U.S. Support for War on Yemen

Photo: Democracy Now! President Trump issued the second veto of his presidency Tuesday, blocking a congressional effort to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has killed thousands of civilians and sparked the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. The War Powers Resolution was

Trump to seek $750 BILLION for military in “defense” budget

Photo: Getty Images President Trump reportedly plans to ask for an overall defense budget of approximately $750 billion in 2020, including a Pentagon budget of $718 billion. CNN, citing two unidentified U.S. officials, reported that Trump will ask for about $544 billion for the base defense budget and another $9