One part of the U.S. military-industrial complex in action. How two firms lobby Congress to support both U.S. defense whose bombs are used in Yemen, and also Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates who have attacked Yemen.
The hell we’ve unleashed on Yemen Mashal Hashem and James Allen Truthdig May 16, 2019
From Arizona to Yemen: The journey of an American bomb Jeffrey E. Stern New York Times December 11, 2018
IRIN Roundtable: Countering militancy in the Sahel Obi Anyadike IRIN News November 29, 2018.
The Hell of Good Intentions: America’s foreign policy elite and the decline of U.S. primacy Stephen M. Walt. Reviewed by Jacob Heilbrunn New York Times November 20, 2018.
Nobel peace prize awarded to Yazidi activist and Congolese doctor Rukmini Callimachi, Jeffrey Gettleman, Nicholas Kulish and Benjamin Mueller New York Times October 5, 2018
For further discussion, see Understanding exploitation, beginning with the sections “conflict theory” and “some economic historians.”