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Saudi Coalition Bombs School Bus in Yemen, Killing Dozens

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The attack drew new attention to the great human toll of Yemen’s war. The Saudi-led coalition said it was part of a “legitimate military operation.” Source: NYT > World
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Maralinga Journal: Australia’s Least Likely Tourist Spot: a Test Site for Atom Bombs

Maralinga, which means “thunder” in the extinct Aboriginal language Garik, is an unlikely tourist destination. It is hot and arid, and at 700 miles west of Adelaide it is difficult to reach. When tours started in 2016, the village [...]
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Trump Bombs Syria, Declares ‘Mission Accomplished’ Like A Common Dubya

6 months ago | 0 comment
Last night, without seeking Congressional approval, Donald Trump launched 105 missiles at targets in Syria. This morning, he got on Twitter and announced “Mission Accomplished.” A phrase that certainly has no incredibly awkward history [...]
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Italian Bombs, Yemeni Deaths: Tracking the Global Arms Trade

10 months ago | 0 comment
[unable to retrieve full-text content] We followed shipments of bombs from a holiday island in Italy to Saudi Arabia, then found those bombs at the scene of civilian deaths in Yemen. Is Italy capitalizing on a brutal conflict or just doing [...]
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WATCH: Dan Rather says “dropping bombs is easy” and it does not make you “presidential”

1 year ago | 0 comment
Dan Rather, former CBS anchor, was critical of the way the media handled President Trump’s recent military actions in Syria and elsewhere, saying that it’s far too early to praise him as someone who is “presidential.” “Dropping [...]
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‘Mother of All Bombs’ Killed Dozens of Militants, Afghan Officials Say

2 years ago | 0 comment
The general said that he had been in constant touch with his chain of command, but that the decision to deploy such force was shaped by the battlefield realities and not by outside political factors. President Trump has given additional [...]
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U.S. Drops ‘Mother of All Bombs’ on ISIS Caves in Afghanistan

2 years ago | 0 comment
The Syria strike — on Tuesday near the town of Tabqah, which Syrian fighters and American advisers are trying to capture — was the third American-led airstrike in a month that may have killed civilians or allies. Earlier bombing runs [...]
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Nigerian Jet Mistakenly Bombs Refugee Camp, Killing Scores

2 years ago | 0 comment
The Nigerian military has been locked in a fierce battle with Boko Haram fighters for years as they rampage through the country’s northeast, carrying out attacks on military positions and, more recently, frequent suicide bombings that [...]
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Aleppo Bombs Leave Quarter Million ‘Living in Hell’ and Without Hospital Care

2 years ago | 0 comment
Dr. Omar, the last neurosurgeon in eastern Aleppo, who declined to provide his full name out of fear for his safety, sounded desperate when reached at the height of the bombing on Friday. “We no longer have hospitals to operate [...]