Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Donald Trump”

The U.S. Is Enabling a Catastrophe in Yemen

Attacking Hodeidah will make an already cruel and atrocious war that much worse, and it is happening with the Trump administration’s acceptance and assistance.

Posted June 14th, 2018

The U.S.-Backed Assault on Yemeni Port Has Started

Hundreds of thousands and possibly millions of Yemenis may die in the coming weeks and months.

Posted June 13th, 2018

Pompeo’s Insulting North Korea Spin

The administration is trying to spin their unsuccessful effort as a triumph in a deliberate effort to mislead the public about what they have done.

Posted June 13th, 2018

U.S. Is Increasing Support for the Saudi Coalition Attack on Hodeidah

We are on the eve of one of the greatest crimes committed in this century, and the U.S. is aiding and abetting the perpetrators.

Posted June 12th, 2018

The Trump-Kim Summit

North Korea’s arsenal is the reason they were able to receive the recognition and status that they now have, so they have every incentive to keep it.

Posted June 12th, 2018

The Saudi Coalition Bombed a Cholera Treatment Center in Yemen

U.S. support for the bombing campaign enables the frequent bombing of medical facilities and other civilian targets.

Posted June 11th, 2018

U.S. Backing for the Saudi Coalition Attack on Hodeidah Is a Disgrace

The U.S. could prevent the horror that is about to engulf Hodeidah and the rest of Yemen, but it is going along with it and lending assistance to the governments responsible for it.

Posted June 11th, 2018

The Photo Op Summit

A day before the summit with North Korea, the two sides appear to be as far apart on key issues as ever.

Posted June 11th, 2018

The Trump Administration Is Backing the Saudi Coalition Attack on Hodeidah

When push comes to shove, the Trump administration won’t oppose an attack that everyone acknowledges will be catastrophic for the civilian population of Yemen.

Posted June 10th, 2018

Trump’s Destructive Iran Obsession

Everything he has done in the region has demonstrated his unremitting hostility to Iran

Posted June 9th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

UAE says it can’t control Yemeni forces–even as it hands them bags …

Posted June 8th, 2018

U.N.: A Coalition Attack on Hodeidah Could Cause 250,000 Deaths

If the U.S. supports a coalition attack on Hodeidah, it will be helping to cause massive loss of life and possibly even the largest famine in decades.

Posted June 8th, 2018

Trump’s Empty Iran Boasting

The president seems to be hallucinating when he looks at Iran’s government.

Posted June 7th, 2018

The Slapdash Summit

Bolton wants diplomacy with North Korea to fail, so he has no incentive to get Trump ready for the summit.

Posted June 7th, 2018

Waging a Trade War That No One Supports

The only one that seems likely to benefit from this quarreling among allies is China while we hurt each other for no reason.

Posted June 6th, 2018

Trump’s Trade War and the Canadian ‘Threat’

I suspect that Trump and his advisers don’t really consider steel and aluminum imports to be a matter of national security, but they are abusing that loophole simply because it is there and because they can.

Posted June 6th, 2018

Pitfalls for the Singapore Summit

The administration continues to expect North Korea to agree to make major concessions in exchange for nothing.

Posted June 5th, 2018