What if he were held responsible for real crimes: killing civilians in drone strikes, forcing refugees to suffer or die by refusing asylum, or driving the planet headlong into climate catastrophe?
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The "Trews" host argues that for those being bombed in Yemen, or whose privacy is being invaded or who face deportation, not much will change under the new president.
After the fluorescent circus of Election 2016, I imagine what would be truly exceptional: an America that values all human life in the same way.
The long-awaited release of the guidelines provide "a timely reminder of the breadth of the powers that will soon be in the hands of another president," an ACLU spokesman said.
In this era, everything that further militarizes American foreign policy, puts the national security state in command and assures the continued demobilization of a scared and rattled citizenry creates yet more uprooted souls, more children without childhoods, more refugees.
The administration is reportedly prepared to disclose that 100 civilians have been killed in the strikes, but critics argue that the number is much higher.
Antal first made headlines in 2012, when he posted a sermon condemning U.S. foreign policy. Now, he has made waves by publicly resigning from his religious role in the Army because of the Obama administration’s drone and nuclear policies.
"In an effort that ramped up over the last year, intelligence analysts and special operators have harnessed an array of satellites, sensors, drones and other technology to track and kill elusive militants across a vast, rugged area of Syria and Iraq," according to The Associated Press.
The bombing of civilians actually helps Islamic State's propaganda enormously. This policy in Syria needs reconsideration.
Thousands demonstrated in Sanaa on Saturday morning against the Houthi takeover of the Yemeni government.