Glenn Greenwald: Trump Seems to Be Committed to Escalating Violence in Yemen

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    <a href="http://www.democracynow.org/2017/2/16/glenn_greenwald_trump_seems_to_be"><img alt="S7_glenn_settlement_split" src="https://www.democracynow.org/images/story/20/35220/w320/S7_Glenn_Settlement_Split.jpg" style="float:right; padding-left:5px;" /></a>White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has warned journalists and lawmakers against criticizing a botched raid by U.S. commandos on a Yemeni village last month that left 25 civilians and one U.S. Navy <span class="caps">SEAL</span> dead. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism reports the January 28 assault killed nine children under the age of 13, with five other children wounded. The attack came as the United Nations appealed for $2.1 billion in emergency aid to Yemen, warning 12 million people face the threat of famine brought on by a U.S.-supported, Saudi-led war and naval blockade.


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