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Saudis Buy Fmr UK Prime Minister Blair for $12 Million

July 24, 2018

Tony Blair, fmr Prime Minister of the UK and an architect of the Iraq War, is a mercenary that Saudi Arabia hired to present themselves as modernizers and cover for their invasion of Yemen, says Medea Benjamin, the author of Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection

To Secure Democratic Vote Pompeo Masks Regime Change Agenda

April 15, 2018

Despite soft approach at Senate confirmation hearing for Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo has shown little interest in diplomacy on issue after issue. We speak to Medea Benjamin of Code Pink and Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies

Pompeo Confirmed: Ready to Pursue Regime Change Agenda

Pompeo Confirmed: Ready to Pursue Regime Change Agenda

April 15, 2018

Despite soft approach at Senate confirmation hearing for Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo has shown little interest in diplomacy on issue after issue. We speak to Medea Benjamin of Code Pink and Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies

Breaking Gaza Coverage

April 14, 2018
Breaking coverage on the situation in Gaza

Money Can’t Wash Blood Off Hands of Saudi Prince

March 22, 2018

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was all smiles with President Trump, and his ’60 Minutes’ interview tried to put a cheerful spin on life in Saudi Arabia. But observers should not forget that Salman, the chief architect of the Saudi-led war in Yemen, is a war criminal, says Medea Benjamin of CODEPINK

15 Years of Mass Destruction in Iraq

March 20, 2018

On the 15th anniversary of “Operation Iraqi Freedom,” CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin and scholar Sabah Alnasseri discuss the war that killed hundreds of thousands of Iraqi civilians and more than 4,500 American troops–and that changed Iraq and the Middle East forever

The Real News on the Middle East

August 24, 2017
A leaked draft of the United Nations report recommends that the Saudi-led coalition be placed on the U.N.’s list of countries that kill and maim children, but its exclusion from last year’s list shows the power of wealthy Gulf States to blackmail the U.N., says Codepink’s Medea Benjamin

Saudi Arabia

June 23, 2017
Saudi Arabia and its allies’ list of far-reaching demands for Qatar–including cutting ties with the Muslim Brotherhood, reducing cooperation with Iran, and closing news channel Al Jazeera–is “absurd,” says CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin

Trump in Saudi Arabia: More U.S. Weapons for Devastating Yemen War

May 21, 2017

Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Code Pink and author of “Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection,” says President Donald Trump’s visit to Saudi Arabia deepens a “toxic” tie between Washington and the House of Saud