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US taking advantage of Saudi weak military capability: Analyst

Press TV The United States is “taking advantage” of Saudi Arabia’s weak military capability by selling Riyadh more Patriot missiles that “do not work,” says a political analyst. Kevin Barrett, an American author and scholar, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Saturday when asked about the US’ plan to send additional forces and equipment to Saudi Arabia. On Friday, the Pentagon announced the deployment of a large number of additional troops as well as equipment to Saudi Arabia, which include two fighter squadrons, two Patriot batteries, and a Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System (THAAD). The move officials…

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Will Yemeni David defeat Saudi Goliath?

Video above courtesy of Press TV; below is my interview with the Iranian newspaper Kayhan  –Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor 1) Houthis have attacked the vital source of world energy which has resulted in worldwide shock. By this act they shocked the global economy for few days. How did they reach this point of strength after 5 years of conflict with Saudis? The success of the Houthi-led Yemeni resistance illustrates the importance of morale in military affairs. The formerly Saudi-Emirati (now just Saudi) invaders of Yemen boast a combined military budget of almost $100 billion per year. The Republic of…

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US senate votes to end support for Saudi war

Interview with Veterans Today Editor Kevin Barrett The US Senate has adopted a resolution to end the country’s military support for Saudi Arabia’s war against Yemen. Lawmakers in the 100-member chamber passed the document with 54 votes in favor and 46 against. The resolution requires the president to withdraw any US troops in or affecting Yemen within 30 days. The text now heads to the Democrat-led House of Representatives. Democratic Senator Bernie Sanders has called the Saudi war on Yemen a humanitarian and strategic disaster. President Donald Trump has threatened to veto the motion, claiming that the resolution would undermine…

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U.S. senators defy Trump’s call to back Saudi war on Yemen

The US Senate has voted in favor of advancing a resolution to end Washington’s support for Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen. Republican senators have joined Democrats to give the measure the 60 votes required to advance the motion. The move will now pave the way for a debate and a vote in the chamber. President Donald Trump’s administration had urged lawmakers to back continued military support for Riyadh. The senate vote will be seen as a blow to the U-S President. The Saudi war has triggered a humanitarian crisis in Yemen, pushing millions of people to the brink of famine.

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Will US Congress finally end Saudis’ holocaust of Yemen?

Press TV interview with Kevin Barrett, Veterans Today Editor The United Nations is finally facing the facts: The Saudi war on Yemen is turning into a holocaust. But it is the US Congress that has the power to stop the war. Will Democrats and Republicans unite to deliver a slap in the face to Trump-Kushner and their Saudi partners in crime? If a bipartisan coalition could pass the JASTA bill opening the way to expose Saudi participation in the 9/11 neocon coup d’état, why can’t they also unite to save the children of Yemen?

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Yemeni general: Attacks on UAE will continue

Above: Press TV interview with Veterans Today Editor Kevin Barrett Yemen’s army and its allies have staged a drone strike on Dubai International Airport in retaliation for the United Arab Emirate’s role in stepped-up Saudi attacks on the impoverished country, a television report says.   A Samad-3 drone hit the world’s third busiest airport during several attacks early Sunday, al-Masirah TV network reported, citing an informed source at the drone unit of Yemen’s army and popular committees. The army and popular committees announced their first retaliatory attack on Dubai airport in August, saying it had disrupted air traffic, but which Emirati authorities denied. The UAE is…

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“Debate” on Saudi war crimes in Yemen

In this edition of The Debate, Press TV interviews Kevin Barrett, author and Middle East expert from Madison and Naseer al-Omari, writer and political commentator from New York on Saudi war crimes in Yemen. The discussion centered round UN investigators’ report that says Saudi Arabia and allies may have committed war crimes in Yemen.

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Saudi Arabia enjoys US, Israel backing on Yemen atrocities: Expert

Press TV The United Nations is incapable of pressuring Saudi Arabia to end its military aggression on Yemen as the kingdom has the the support from the United States and Israel, says an analyst. “The UN is more or less being dragged into this, telling a little bit of truth about the horrific massacres that have been going on in Yemen,” Kevin Barrett, American scholar and author, told Press TV in an interview on Thursday. “This country has essentially been decimated by Saudi bombing of civilian infrastructure designed to punish the population for essentially wanting to stay independent.” “This war…

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Saudi-led coalition denounces UN report regarding strikes on Yemen

Press TV The Saudi-led coalition condemns a UN report that says airstrikes by Riyadh and its allies in Yemen may amount to war crimes. The coalition said the UN report has misconstrued the facts of the conflict. It also denied the UN accusations the coalition is refusing to cooperate or provide information to the U-N experts. On Tuesday, the U-N experts’ report said the Saudi-led bombardment has caused the most direct civilian casualties. The latest air raids in Yemen have killed a large number of civilians most of them children.

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Zionist ‘Arab’ regimes attack Yemen

I just burned my bridges to most of the Arab world – by telling the truth about their scumbag rulers. If I go to any of these countries, I’ll end up in a CIA-built torture chamber, attended to by CIA-Mossad-trained torturers. http://www.presstv.ir/Detail/2015/03/31/404091/Zionist-Arab-regimes-attack-Yemen

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