Journalist and writer. Reporter for @AlterNet (http://alternet.org/authors/ben-norton). Ex-@Salon. Bylines: @TheIntercept, @FAIRMediaWatch, etc. Also a musician

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May 24, 2017

UN: "7 million people in Yemen face the possibility of famine & now over 100,000 people are estimated to be at risk of contracting cholera"

May 24, 2017

UN: "Hundreds of thousands of [Yemenis] are at a greater risk of dying as they face the ‘triple threat’ of conflict, starvation and cholera" https://t.co/zyhTReo5Mm

May 24, 2017

EU commissioner for humanitarian aid: "Yemen is facing a fast spreading cholera outbreak of unprecedented scale"  http://ec.europa.eu/echo/news/statement-commissioner-stylianides-unprecedented-cholera-outbreak-yemen_en 

May 24, 2017

It's telling that the first thing on Trump's list is "Let’s have a great military" (he's boosting spending by $54B) https://t.co/uaht5KIg86 https://t.co/KOuIo6PH1C

May 24, 2017

In Saudi, Trump claimed Iran "fuels the fires of sectarian conflict," as Wahhabi clerics call for defeat of "majus"  https://twitter.com/LinaArabii/status/867315106698448897 

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