Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Houthis”

A Saudi Assassination and the War on Yemen

The Saudis have just ensured that the war will drag on and intensify.

Posted May 2nd, 2018

The War on Yemen and Pro-Saudi Propaganda in the West

The only thing worse than the general Western neglect of the war on Yemen is the use of pro-Saudi talking points to describe it.

Posted May 1st, 2018

Friedman’s Fear-mongering About Iran

Friedman is echoing Saudi propaganda used to justify their atrocious war on Yemen.

Posted April 18th, 2018

7 Questions for Mohammed bin Salman

Here are a few questions that future interviewers might consider using.

Posted April 4th, 2018

The War on Yemen Is Indefensible

Now that we can see the horrifying consequences of enabling this war, no one should still be making excuses for such an indefensible policy.

Posted March 22nd, 2018

Mattis’ Weak Case for Supporting the War on Yemen

Every reason Mattis gives for continuing U.S. support for the war is actually a reason to end it.

Posted March 15th, 2018

Saleh Is Dead, But Yemen’s Suffering Continues

Saleh had been a fixture of Yemeni politics for so long that it is hard to know how his death will change things, but the effect will likely be significant.

Posted December 4th, 2017

The Saudis’ Cruel Collective Punishment of Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition’s reaction is excessive and a blatant violation of international law.

Posted November 6th, 2017

Why the War on Yemen Continues

The Saudis are predictably trying to shift blame for the continuation of the war to everyone except themselves and their allies.

Posted October 30th, 2017

Trump’s Iran Obsession and the War on Yemen

Putting Yemen “front and center” in an Iran strategy shows just how little the administration knows about Yemen and how readily they will exaggerate Iran’s role anywhere in the region.

Posted October 21st, 2017

End the Wrecking and Starving of Yemen

If it is left up to the executive, U.S. support for the war will never end, and that is why Congress must assert itself to end our involvement.

Posted October 17th, 2017

Shameless Saudi Propaganda and the War on Yemen

The publication of these lies in respected outlets lends credibility to a campaign of disinformation that is aimed at obscuring the responsibility of the Saudi-led coalition for many of Yemen’s worst problems.

Posted October 3rd, 2017

The War on Yemen and Eritrea

The U.S. certainly shouldn’t deepen its relationships with any of the coalition’s members.

Posted August 30th, 2017

The Dangers of Indulging Reckless Clients

The Saudis and their allies think they have a green light from Washington to do as they like without any consequences.

Posted June 5th, 2017

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