President Trump, pitiless warmonger

How the president is already enabling war crimes in Yemen

Newly recruited Houthi fighters head to the battlefront in Yemen on Jan. 19, 2017.
(Image credit: REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah)

During the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump occasionally signaled that he wouldn't be the usual bellicose warmonger in the White House. At one point during the Republican primary, for example, he even starkly condemned the immense waste and pointlessness of the Iraq war, and in the process completely reversed the GOP conventional wisdom on the topic.

But Trump says a lot of things and contradicts himself constantly. And now that he is president, his true face is becoming clear.

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