Фрагменты бомб из автобусной атаки Йемена отведены назад в Lockheed Martin

Пентагон уже давно пытается представить свою роль в конфликте, пытаясь предотвратить гуманитарную катастрофу в Йемене.

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SANA’A, YEMEN -- Last Thursday’s horrific bombing of a bus full of school children in northern Yemen was carried out using a weapon sold to the Saudi Arabia-led coalition by the United States, photo evidence of the bomb site has revealed. The photos taken at the scene by Ahmed AbdulKareem for MintPress News and by other local journalists

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Defense Giant General Dynamics Holds Maine Town Hostage Over Tax Exemptions

The nations fourth largest defense contractor has already received a stunning $194 million in corporate welfare from the small Maine town of Bath, but they want more.

The future USS Michael Monsoor docks in Portland, Maine, after performing offshore sea trials, Jan. 17, 2018. The Bath Iron Works (owned by General Dynamics) built ship is the second in the stealthy Zumwalt class of destroyers. (AP/Robert F. Bukaty)

Maine legislators have a hot potato in their hands. But they don’t seem to be feeling any pain.  On March 6, their Taxation Committee, controlled by the Democratic Party, voted 8-2 to send LD 1781 to the floor with an “ought-to-pass” recommendation. That bill calls for Maine to provide Bath Iron Works (BIW) with a $60 million tax credit extending

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Arms Industry Donating To Hawkish Clinton Over Incoherent Trump

‘My view is Hillary is far more aligned with the types of issues that are important to the defense industry than Trump is.’

2016 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in Commerce, Calif. A State Department audit has faulted Hillary Clinton and previous top U.S. diplomats for poorly managing information and slowly responding to new cybersecurity risks. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Employees of 25 of the nation's largest defense companies—such as Lockheed Martin, General Dynamics, and Raytheon—are choosing to fill the coffers of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton over those of her rival, GOP nominee Donald Trump. That's according to a new analysis by Politico, published Wednesday and based on federal campaign

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ISIS: Military Contractors’ “Gravy Train” To Profits

“Wall Street’s looking ahead and saying, ‘War’s good for business and companies are going to cash in,’” the director of a think tank aimed at addressing war and corruption, among other issues, tells MintPress News.

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WASHINGTON --- Since the beginning of the year, the defense stocks of America’s top five arms producers -- Lockheed Martin, Boeing, General Dynamics, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman -- have risen substantially. Last month, Bloomberg reported that “the biggest U.S. defense companies are trading at record prices as shareholders reap rewards from

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