News Roundup 5/16/17

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  • The Trump Administration is accusing the Syria government of mass killings. [Link]
  • This article makes the case that the US military is the world largest polluter. [Link]
  • Soldiers rebelling against the Ivory Coast government block a road connecting Ivory Coast and Burkina Faso. [Link]
  • Six were wounded, and one was killed when civilians marched against the rebelling Ivory Coast soldiers. Soldiers loyal to the Ivory Coast government are marching toward the city the rebelling soldiers are in. [Link]
  • Three people have died of Ebola in a remote region of the Democratic Republic of Congo. [Link]
  • Zambia’s democracy is slipping into a dictatorship. [Link]
  • The Israeli government is upset with the US after a diplomat pointed out that the Western Wall is in territory occupied by Israel. [Link]
  • The US killed 38 civilians in a Syrian town near the Iraq border. The US has killed 87 civilians in airstrikes in the past five days. [Link]

On Foreign Policy Focus#40, I discuss the truth about US interventions. US media and politicians never tell the truth about the failures of interventions. Look at US intervention country by country and examine the failures in each case. LISTEN HERE!!

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Read Scott Horton's new book Fool's Errand: Time to End the War in Afghanistan