Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Houthis”

The War on Yemen and Trump’s Iran Obsession

The obsession with Iran is leading the U.S. to continue its support for an atrocious and unnecessary war that now endangers the lives of millions of people.

Posted March 16th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Hitting Iran where it won’t hurt. Kate Kizer explains that escalating involvement …

Posted March 10th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Trump and the six-trillion-dollar question. Andrew Bacevich responds to Trump’s address to …

Posted March 3rd, 2017

The Trump Administration’s Iran Obsession and Yemen

The Gulf states are delighted that the president and his officials are buying into their dishonest justification for their war.

Posted February 9th, 2017

The Trump Administration May Increase the U.S. Role in the War on Yemen

Increasing support for the war on Yemen in the name of combating Iranian influence would be to attack the wrong target because of a stupid ideological preoccupation.

Posted February 4th, 2017

Sloppy Western Reporting and the War on Yemen

If one wanted to stoke tensions between the U.S. and Iran on purpose on the flimsiest of pretexts, this is the sort of poor reporting of bad analysis one would publish.

Posted January 31st, 2017

The Hawkish Fantasy of an Iranian ‘Empire’

Iran’s so-called “empire” is imaginary, and it is invented by people that need to make Iran into a much larger threat than it is.

Posted November 3rd, 2016

The Imaginary Iranian ‘Empire’

Referring to Iran as an “imperial” power is a ridiculous exaggeration.

Posted October 18th, 2016

The U.S. Strikes Houthi Targets in Yemen

The U.S. is stumbling into an expanded role in a disastrous war.

Posted October 13th, 2016

Why the War on Yemen Is Ignored

It’s hard not to conclude that the war on Yemen is mostly ignored because it is an embarrassment to the U.S. and its clients.

Posted October 3rd, 2016

Kerry’s Lies About the War on Yemen

The war on Yemen never was a war of self-defense, and it compounds the U.S. disgrace of aiding the Saudis’ war to claim that it was.

Posted June 1st, 2016

Saudi Distortions and the War on Yemen

So many of the reports on the Saudi-led intervention have accepted the Saudis’ self-serving, dishonest framing of the conflict.

Posted May 23rd, 2016

One Year On, the Appalling War on Yemen Continues

U.S. support for the Saudi-led war on Yemen continues to be a disgrace for our country.

Posted March 26th, 2016

Eleven Months of the Appalling War on Yemen

The U.S. has been reliably backing the Saudis in this unnecessary and indefensible war from the start.

Posted March 6th, 2016

The U.S. and Its Clients Are Destroying Yemen

Yemen continues to be stalked by the specter of famine.

Posted December 2nd, 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

Yemen Is Dying of Thirst

These are the horrific consequences of ill-conceived and reckless military intervention.

Posted July 23rd, 2015