Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Bruce Riedel”

Bolton and the Noxious U.S.-Saudi Relationship

The Saudi government’s obvious desire to bog the U.S. down in more conflicts should cause Americans to rethink the entire relationship with Riyadh.

Posted March 27th, 2018

Dennis Ross’s Shameless Paean to the Saudi War Criminal

The crown prince’s rapid rise is a warning to the U.S. that it needs to disentangle itself from the noxious Saudi relationship as soon as possible.

Posted February 12th, 2018

The U.S. Needs to Rein in Its Reckless Saudi Client

Mohammed bin Salman will have to be reined in, or he will continue his pattern of destabilizing behavior.

Posted November 27th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

After Trump’s visit, a feud breaks out among the Gulf states. Frida …

Posted June 2nd, 2017

The U.S. Must Stop Enabling the Destruction of Yemen

The prime American interest after the last two years of this disgraceful war is to recognize that the Saudis aren’t really an ally at all.

Posted March 14th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why is Iran part of the ban? Noah Millman suggests that increasing …

Posted February 3rd, 2017

Trump’s Plunder Doctrine

Acquiring plunder is what he thinks U.S. foreign policy is for.

Posted September 12th, 2016

Our Indefensible War in Yemen

U.S. involvement in the war on Yemen illustrates much of what’s worst in our foreign policy.

Posted August 16th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

There is no Obama doctrine. Leon Hadar reviews Colin Dueck’s The Obama …

Posted November 20th, 2015

The Indefensible War on Yemen Continues

None of the countries involved in battering and starving Yemen has been made more secure, and Yemen has been wrecked.

Posted November 19th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

P5+1 nations press Senate Democrats to support the nuclear deal. John Hudson …

Posted August 7th, 2015

Why Does the U.S. Support the War on Yemen?

It is just another example of our needlessly destructive meddling in the affairs of other nations..

Posted August 4th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The Iran deal is a great success. John Glaser and Justin Logan …

Posted July 17th, 2015

The War on Yemen and Al Qaeda

The U.S. is helping the Saudis to attack AQAP’s enemies while leaving the jihadists largely untouched.

Posted July 13th, 2015

The Appalling War on Yemen

Judged by almost any standard, the Saudi-led, U.S.-backed intervention has been a failure.

Posted June 16th, 2015

The Saudi-Led War Keeps Failing at Everything Except Wrecking Yemen

The war is likely to provide the Saudis with nothing except increasing costs and increased insecurity.

Posted May 19th, 2015