Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Saudi Arabia”

Trump’s Confused Approach to Burden-Sharing

The contrast between Trump’s actual policies and his rhetoric about what allies “owe” is stark.

Posted March 22nd, 2017

Saudi-Led Coalition Slaughters Refugees at Sea

There will be more massacres like this as long as the Saudi-led coalition is permitted to act with impunity.

Posted March 19th, 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 Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen Is Approaching a ‘Point of No Return’

The governments that are in a position to avert disaster have been helping to bring it about.

Posted March 16th, 2017

The Horrifying Starvation of Yemen Continues

The U.S. has helped bring about the ruin of an entire country whose people did nothing to us.

Posted March 15th, 2017

Trump and the Noxious U.S.-Saudi Relationship

Instead of disentangling the U.S. from this relationship, Trump is making a point of reaffirming it and sinking the U.S. even deeper into complicity with the Saudi-led coalition’s crimes in Yemen.

Posted March 15th, 2017

Famine Continues to Stalk Yemen

Almost the entire world is responding to the world’s worst humanitarian crisis with a shrug.

Posted March 14th, 2017

The U.S. Must Stop Enabling the Destruction of Yemen

The prime American interest after the last two years of this disgraceful war is to recognize that the Saudis aren’t really an ally at all.

Posted March 14th, 2017

Disgraceful U.S. Support for the War on Yemen Continues

Trump is compounding the earlier errors that Obama made in enabling the war.

Posted March 8th, 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

Shameless Coalition Propaganda and the War on Yemen

We should not be helping the Saudi-led coalition commit their outrages on the people of Yemen.

Posted March 3rd, 2017

The Noxious U.S.-Saudi Relationship Should End

The relationship is noxious, it makes the U.S. complicit in their war crimes, and it undeniably contributes to regional instability.

Posted February 28th, 2017

The Horrifying Starvation of Yemen Continues

The horror of what has been deliberately done to Yemen over the last two years is matched only by the near-total international indifference to the plight of its people.

Posted February 22nd, 2017

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

U.S. support for the indefensible war on Yemen is an ongoing disgrace and an enduring blot on our country’s reputation.

Posted February 16th, 2017

The U.S. Should Have Nothing to Do with an Arab Anti-Iran Coalition

It is likely that this coalition would become a vehicle for launching attacks on neighbors in the name of “opposing” Iranian influence where it is already negligible.

Posted February 15th, 2017

The Indefensible Indulgence of Despotic Clients

There are few client states less deserving of more U.S. support than the Saudis and their Gulf allies.

Posted February 13th, 2017

The Increasingly Dangerous Iran Obsession

There is increasing danger that the Iran-obsessed Trump administration is looking for ways to turn our shameful policy in Yemen into a pretext for direct conflict with Iran.

Posted February 13th, 2017