Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “S.J.Res 54”

U.S. Refueling of Saudi Coalition Planes Leads to More Civilian Casualties

By enabling that war effort and allowing their planes to remain in the air longer, the U.S. is helping the Saudis and their allies kill more innocent Yemenis than they possibly could on their own.

Posted March 29th, 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

To Stop Famine in Yemen, Lift the Saudi-Led Blockade

Nothing less than a full lifting of the blockade is sufficient to halt the enormous humanitarian crisis in the country.

Posted March 21st, 2018

The Senate Votes to Kill S.J.Res. 54

Congressional opposition seems to be growing but it wasn’t enough: U.S. military support for Saudi war on Yemen will continue illegally.

Posted March 20th, 2018

Trump’s Saudi Infatuation and the War on Yemen

A president as enamored of Saudi despots as Trump is won’t end U.S. support for the war on Yemen on his own. Congress will have to force him to end it.

Posted March 20th, 2018

The WSJ’s Pathetic Case for Supporting the War on Yemen

The WSJ editorial never once mentions that Yemen suffers from the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in large part because of the Saudi-led war and blockade.

Posted March 19th, 2018

Congress Should Ignore Trump and Vote for S.J.Res. 54

If good relations with Riyadh require that the U.S. aids and abets their war crimes and crimes against humanity, that is proof that the relationship is not worth preserving in its present state.

Posted March 18th, 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

End the U.S. Enabling of Saudi War Crimes in Yemen

The U.S. is blindly enabling indiscriminate coalition bombing without making any effort to understand the effects of our support.

Posted March 14th, 2018

Support S.J.Res. 54 to End U.S. Support for the War on Yemen

The U.S. should never have been part of this war, and S.J.Res. 54 will put an end to that involvement.

Posted March 14th, 2018

The Saudi ‘Reformer’ Who Uses Torture

Abusing detainees into signing over their wealth is consistent with Mohammed bin Salman’s heavy-handed crackdown on internal dissent and his prosecution of an atrocious war.

Posted March 12th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Famine as a weapon. Vincent Bongers talks to Alex de Waal about …

Posted March 9th, 2018