While Sister Cities have been established between Minneapolis and St. Paul and the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and Minneapolis became a Sister City with Najaf, Iraq to further mutual friendship and peace, it’s outrageous that a warship can navigate the world’s waterways literally bearing the names of our cities.
"To put such a figure in perspective, the $75 billion in Pentagon contracts awarded to Lockheed Martin that year was significantly more than one and one-half times the entire 2020 budget for the State Department and the Agency for International Development, which together totaled $44 billion."
"Unless something changes, military skirmishes will continue between Iraq, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Hamas in Palestine on the one hand, and the U.S. and its allied client-partners on the other, and may develop into a devastating new war in the Middle East."
"The American presence sets a target for American forces to be attacked by extremist elements, while also operating as a tripwire for a potential destructive and tragic war with Iran."
Kathy Kelly speaks on The Wounds of War, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan with Kathy Kelly https://youtu.be/bO8_a6IiSXw Kathy Kelly will also be speaking at the East Side Freedom Library on Friday, January 21: Tim Arango, The New York Times bureau chief in Baghdad from 2010 to 2017 noted that many people he had spoken with in More
"As for what the conflict is all about, the background reasons are not obscure. It has long been a primary principle of U.S. foreign policy to control the vast energy resources of the Middle East."
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