Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Chris Murphy”

27 Senators Voted Against the Saudi Arms Sale

There is a significant bloc in the Senate that questions the wisdom of U.S. policy in Yemen and views the U.S.-Saudi relationship skeptically.

Posted September 21st, 2016

Paul and Murphy’s Laudable Opposition to the War on Yemen

The U.S. is facilitating the devastation of a country whose people have done nothing to us.

Posted September 20th, 2016

The Senate Votes This Week on Resolution Against Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia

A vote on stopping the arms sale will force tacit backers of the Saudi-led war to go on record.

Posted September 19th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Senators to introduce measure opposing Saudi arms sale. John Hudson reports on …

Posted September 9th, 2016

More U.S. Weapons for the Saudis’ Atrocious War on Yemen

The Senate’s only public critics of U.S. support for the war, Rand Paul and Chris Murphy, are trying to block the latest sale.

Posted August 15th, 2016

U.S. Complicity in the War on Yemen

We can see clearly from this intervention and U.S. backing for it how destructive and corrupting the desire to indulge client states can be.

Posted June 10th, 2016

Murphy and Paul Seek to Halt Arms Sales to the Saudis

Murphy and Paul deserve a lot of credit for taking on an issue that has mostly been ignored by their colleagues in the Senate.

Posted April 13th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Sen. Murphy tells the Saudis to stop bombing civilians in Yemen. PRI …

Posted March 18th, 2016

Sen. Murphy Calls for Ending U.S. Support for War on Yemen

Murphy has done a great service by speaking out publicly against U.S. support for the appalling Saudi-led war.

Posted February 1st, 2016

Sen. Murphy’s Progressive Foreign Policy Quest

Murphy’s project is heavily weighed down by the partisan need to defend Hillary Clinton.

Posted June 23rd, 2015

Rand Paul and the Menendez-Corker Bill to Arm Syrian Rebels

John Hudson reports on Rand Paul’s reaction to the Foreign Relations Committee’s …

Posted May 21st, 2013