As Saudi-led coalition bombs refugee camp, and civilian deaths mount in Yemen, US pledges Saudi attackers more support
by Ron Paul Institute 30/3/2015
Saudi fighter planes continue to attack neighboring Yemen in hopes of re-installing ousted Yemeni president Mansur Hadi and putting down the rebellion that forced him to depart.
As usual, civilians bear the brunt of such a foreign attack.
Today, the Saudi-led coalition bombed a refugee camp, killing more than 40 and wounding as many as 200.
Hadi’s ouster earlier this year came on the heels of mounting public anger over his cooperation with the US government’s five years of drone attacks on Yemen, which killed scores of civilians. Hadi, who was “elected” by an impressive 99.80% of the vote (on a single-candidate ballot) had previously overthrown long-time Yemeni ruler, Abdullah Saleh, in the “Arab Spring” uprisings of 2011.
Billed as an awakening of democratic stirrings in the Middle East, the “Arab Spring” has produced bitter fruits: Egypt is back under military dictatorship, Libya…
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