Tags » Cluster Bombs

WTF? #Obama giving his terror sponsoring @SaudiArabia pals cluster bombs

The Saudi-American arms deals are a continuation of a booming business that has developed between Washington and Riyadh during the Obama years.

In the first six years of the Obama administration, the United States entered into agreements to transfer nearly $50 billion in weaponry to Saudi Arabia, with tens of billions of dollars of additional offers in the pipeline. 10 more words

National News

Saudi used US- made cluster bombs in Yemen market attacks: HRW

The Human Rights
Watch (HRW) says
Saudi Arabia used US-
made cluster bombs
in two recent airstrikes on a busy market in Yemen, which killed scores of civilians. 418 more words

World News


“Did you know that Laos is the most heavily bombed country per capita in history?”
I stared across at my newest travel companions with wide eyes. 675 more words


Saudi cluster bombs: Textron wins $641 million deal to build these illegal bombs

Textron wins $641 million deal to build Saudi cluster bombs

Reporting by Andrea Shalal-Esa; Editing by Bob Burgdorfer. Tue Aug 20, 2013

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – … 225 more words


Flash-packing in Laos: 1 Vientiane to Nong Khiaw

We arrive in Vientiane after a disaster of a start to the holiday: first Ross can’t find our tickets online so he rebooks them, and then he gets shortchanged on arrival at the airport. 2,409 more words


Mystery of the Plain of Jars

We had debates on whether we should go to Phonsavan where the Plain of Jars was located. Mum didn’t want to go as it was 7 hours East of Vang Vieng – off the trail – and another 7h on to Luang Prabang on extremely winding roads. 772 more words

Life after Laos' Secret War: Living with UXO

Deep within landlocked Laos, beyond the gentle smiles of its people and the tranquil beauty of its wilderness, there lies a poison. The rusting remnants of… 520 more words