Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Saudi Arabia”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Not being defined by genocide. Meline Toumani argues against letting remembrance of …

Posted April 24th, 2015

The U.S. Isn’t “Assisting” Iran’s Rise

Opponents of a nuclear deal want to keep promoting a false story that Iran is “on the march.”

Posted April 24th, 2015

The U.S. Continues to Enable Its Reckless Client’s War

Continuing to assist in the wrecking of Yemen is indefensible.

Posted April 23rd, 2015

The War on Yemen Hasn’t Ended

The Saudis and their allies seem intent on battering and blockading Yemen for the foreseeable future.

Posted April 22nd, 2015

“Decisive Storm” Ends, But the Saudi Intervention Continues

A pause in the bombing is welcome news, but it underscores how unnecessary the campaign was all along.

Posted April 21st, 2015

The U.S. Needs to End Its Support for the War on Yemen

The U.S. ought to have opposed the war from the start, but ending support for it now is imperative.

Posted April 21st, 2015

A Dangerous Escalation of the U.S. Role in the War on Yemen

U.S. involvement has never seemed more unwise or more contrary to U.S. interests than it does now.

Posted April 20th, 2015

Yemen’s Worsening Humanitarian Crisis

The U.S. is contributing to the unfolding disaster.

Posted April 20th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The Armenian genocide a hundred years later. Justin Marozzi reviews Ronald Suny …

Posted April 17th, 2015

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

The U.S. is backing a reckless war led by an ugly authoritarian client to counter an “expansion” of Iranian influence that isn’t happening.

Posted April 17th, 2015

U.S. Backing for the Disastrous War on Yemen Continues

No U.S. interests are being served here.

Posted April 17th, 2015

Enabling Reckless Clients and the War on Yemen

If the U.S. is stuck with the clients it has, it has to be able to pick and choose the degree and kind of support it provides.

Posted April 15th, 2015

The Unjust and Unnecessary War on Yemen

If it weren’t one of our clients, the attacking government would be denounced for threatening the stability of the entire region.

Posted April 15th, 2015

Ignoring the Costs of the War on Yemen

Hadi predictably fails to mention the humanitarian disaster that this war is causing for the entire country.

Posted April 13th, 2015

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

The U.S. has identified itself as a supporter of a cruel and unjustified attack.

Posted April 13th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The importance of the Iran agreement. Paul Pillar identifies four aspects of …

Posted April 10th, 2015

The Saudis’ War Is Failing at Everything Except Ruining Yemen

The military intervention is throwing the country deeper into disorder and chaos.

Posted April 9th, 2015