Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Saudi Arabia”

Kerry’s Shameful Praise for the War on Yemen

Obama administration officials can’t actually defend the war that the Saudis and their allies are waging with our help, and so they have to invent a fantasy version.

Posted November 30th, 2015

Clinton’s Reckless and Flawed Syria Policy

Clinton’s plan suffers from many of the same flaws as Bush’s.

Posted November 23rd, 2015

Yemen and the War on ISIS

The U.S. ought to stop supporting the Saudis and their allies in Yemen.

Posted November 23rd, 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

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

The bombing campaign will continue to claim more civilian lives, and the U.S. will be partly responsible for that.

Posted November 17th, 2015

Civilian Deaths and Double Standards

There is something troubling about the tendency to focus only on the civilian deaths of some attacks while neglecting civilian deaths in other conflicts.

Posted November 17th, 2015

The Saudis’ Failing Intervention in Yemen

The war on Yemen has been a costly failure.

Posted November 13th, 2015

The Fourth Republican Debate

This was Paul’s best debate by far.

Posted November 11th, 2015

More Questions That Should Be Asked, But Won’t Be

Five questions the candidates should be asked.

Posted November 10th, 2015

Yemen and the Coalition of the Wicked

The U.S. is aiding many despicable and oppressive governments in the war on Yemen.

Posted November 9th, 2015

The War on ISIS and Our Useless Regional Clients

While the U.S. assists the atrocious Saudi-led war, Washington’s useless regional clients do as little as they possibly can to assist in fighting ISIS.

Posted November 9th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The deciders. “John Hay” details how lower-level bureaucrats made critical decisions that …

Posted November 6th, 2015

The Disgrace of U.S. Support for the War on Yemen

U.S. support for the war on Yemen is a particularly shameful episode in modern U.S. foreign policy.

Posted November 5th, 2015

Cluster Bombs and Double Standards

It is only when U.S. proxies are coming under attack that the administration objects publicly to their use.

Posted November 2nd, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The real winner in Yemen could be Al Qaeda. Stephen Snyder reports …

Posted October 30th, 2015

The Saudis’ War Crimes in Yemen

The U.S. has helped them both in committing these crimes and in keeping them from facing close scrutiny of what they have been doing.

Posted October 27th, 2015

Obama’s Disgraceful Enabling of the War on Yemen

The Obama administration has done nothing to limit or end its involvement in the war on Yemen.

Posted October 26th, 2015