The Taxes for Peace Bill will receive a second reading in Parliament on March 24th.
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As most of you are aware, the Taxes for Peace Bill is scheduled for a second reading on March 24th. In order to rally as much support as possible, we are asking our members to write your MP asking them to support the Taxes for Peace Bill. You can do so via our website.
Tony Blair’s appearance at the unveiling of a national war memorial to those who served in Iraq and Afghanistan has been branded “sickening”.
Tony Blair appeared at the war memorial behind in prime position
The former Labour Prime Minister was sitting in front of current Lib Dem leader Tim Farron and next to the Duke of Gloucester who was wearing his array of military medals for the ceremony on Horse Guards Parade in central London.
The Libyan people are still suffering because Western powers continue to fuel the ongoing conflict there, the cousin of slain leader Muammar Gaddafi has said on the sixth anniversary of the Arab Spring, adding that the West should apologize and leave Libya alone.
“It is clear to everyone what is now happening in Libya: total destruction, people fleeing their homes, mass hunger. Our country has descended into total darkness, and our people are enduring suffering,” Ahmed Gaddaf al-Dam, the cousin of late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, told RT in an exclusive interview.
The Stop Arming Terrorists Act would prohibit the federal government from directly or indirectly providing arms and other support to militant groups allied with terrorist organizations, as well as prohibit funneling money and weapons through other countries who are directly or indirectly supporting terrorist organizations like ISIS or al-Qaeda. I urge you to contact your Member of Congress and let them know your thoughts on this legislation.
The legacy of death and misery from the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan continues today, and, once again, Dick Cheney plays a central role.
A new book by Joseph Hickman, a former U.S. Marine and Army sergeant, titled “The Burn Pits: The Poisoning of America’s Soldiers” details how soldiers and local civilian populations were exposed to constant streams of toxic smoke from the burning of waste.
Terry Gardiner was a successful businessman having lived and carried out many business interests throughout the Middle-East for over 30 years, with several offices in the region including Iraq itself, establishing an affiliated office in Baghdad in 1998.
This was during a period that Blair was complicit with the then American President Bill Clinton already bombing Iraq on a regular basis, resulting in the deaths of thousands of innocent Iraqi civilians, many of were women and children.
Probably unknown by the majority of the public, by August 1999, American and British pilots had fired more than 1,100 missiles against 359 targets in Iraq, with bombings.
One of the least talked about war crimes committed by the United States is the use of depleted uranium — a highly controversial radioactive waste that’s been dumped into Iraq by the ton.
This US strike against an Islamic State fuel truck convoy on 18 November 2015 may have involved DU.
In spite of multiple international watchdog groups and health organizations pointing out the dangers of using DU, and in spite of the Pentagon claiming they wouldn’t use it, the United States just admitted to using it in Syria.