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UN predicts 'famine not seen in 40
years' due to Pompeo's Yemen policy

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Posted By: Ribicon, 1/14/2021 10:03:55 AM

The US designation of the Houthi movement in Yemen as a terrorist organisation is likely to lead to a famine on a scale not seen for 40 years, the UN’s most senior humanitarian official has said. Mark Lowcock, director general of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs called for the decision to be reversed, saying the cost of food was likely to rise by as much as 400%, way beyond the reach of many aid agencies. The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, designated the Houthis, also known as Ansar Allah (Supporters of God), as a foreign terrorist organisation on Sunday,

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Let Yemen rely on fellow Muslim nations to provide food for their people.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: royzzer 1/14/2021 10:12:53 AM (No. 660467)
Christian persecution, famines, natural disasters, plagues and viruses, silencing opposition...where have I read this before??
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Reply 2 - Posted by: sw penn 1/14/2021 10:15:20 AM (No. 660469)
Behavior based outcome. Don't like the outcome? Change your behavior. Or, does that only apply to conservatives? They should be glad they're in The Yemen. In America they would be unpersoned.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: RU4us 1/14/2021 10:17:01 AM (No. 660472)
Once again, I must report, There has been no elephant stampede down Bleecker Street since Marty Bellow has been patting his head and rubbing his stomach at the McDougal intersection. \s
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Venturer 1/14/2021 10:39:01 AM (No. 660510)
So: We aren't allowed to not feed the terrorists? Pretty sure the terrorists will get first pick of anything we send there. Like all foreign to these countries, the rulers take theirs and leave the scraps for the starving.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: smokincol 1/14/2021 10:42:38 AM (No. 660522)
the most useless meeting, of the most useless people, to ever congregate in one place in the history of man.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: felixcat 1/14/2021 11:06:22 AM (No. 660560)
Don't worry - Biden's new head (Samantha Power) of USAID will come to their rescue.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: GO3 1/14/2021 11:07:27 AM (No. 660562)
Houthis are Iranian proxies who are supplied via ship primarily. This UN crap is designed to lay a guilt trip on the incoming Biden mush heads and lay the foundation for lifting sanctions. IOW, the UN is doing what it always does: side with the dictators and terrorists.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: DVC 1/14/2021 11:18:21 AM (No. 660584)
Grow your own food, 7th century barbarians.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: rochow 1/14/2021 8:48:20 PM (No. 661180)
Why is the US supposed to feed just about every country on the planet??? Especially those who hate the US and would love to kill us?? We started that way with China and Russia!
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