Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Saudi Arabia”

The Worsening Humanitarian Catastrophe in Yemen

Hundreds of thousands of Yemeni children are in mortal peril largely because of the Saudi-led intervention backed by our government.

Posted August 23rd, 2016

The War on Yemen and the Folly of Enabling Reckless Clients

When indulging their destructive policy is the only discernible goal of U.S. support, it seems that there is nothing that the Saudis and their allies can do to jeopardize our government’s backing.

Posted August 22nd, 2016

In Response to Indiscriminate Saudi Bombing, MSF Evacuates Northern Yemen

The blame lies squarely with Riyadh, its allies, and its Western patrons.

Posted August 18th, 2016

Attacking Syria Is Still a Terrible Idea

The U.S. has neither the authority nor the right to do what Kristof wants to do.

Posted August 18th, 2016

Yemen: The Worst Humanitarian Crisis in the World

Tens of millions are in serious need of food there.

Posted August 17th, 2016

Stop U.S. Support for the War on Yemen

U.S. support for the war was always indefensible because the war was unnecessary and reckless.

Posted August 17th, 2016

Our Indefensible War in Yemen

U.S. involvement in the war on Yemen illustrates much of what’s worst in our foreign policy.

Posted August 16th, 2016

‘The Administration Must Stop Enabling This Madness’ in Yemen

Rep. Ted Lieu has been one of the few members of Congress to criticize the administration in the last year over its support for the war on Yemen.

Posted August 15th, 2016

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

The Senate’s only public critics of U.S. support for the war, Rand Paul and Chris Murphy, are trying to block the latest sale.

Posted August 15th, 2016

What Is Obama’s Worst Foreign Policy Mistake? It’s Not Syria

Obama’s sin of commission in Yemen is clearly more blameworthy than his “failure” in Syria.

Posted August 11th, 2016

Over 500 Days of the Indefensible, U.S.-Backed War on Yemen

The U.S. continues to enable the Saudis’ reckless, atrocious war of choice.

Posted August 9th, 2016

The U.S. Hasn’t ‘Pulled Back’ from the Middle East At All

The U.S. has not been “inactive” in any of the region’s conflicts.

Posted August 8th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

How the Saudis cover up their Yemen abuses with U.S. help. Samuel …

Posted August 5th, 2016

The False Narrative of U.S. ‘Withdrawal from the World’

U.S. involvement around the world has stayed the same or increased in every case.

Posted August 4th, 2016

The Terrible Cost of the War on Yemen

Our government’s support for the Saudi-led intervention is an indelible mark of shame in the annals of U.S. foreign policy.

Posted July 25th, 2016

Kaine’s Poor Foreign Policy Record

Kaine backed the Saudi-led war on Yemen from the start.

Posted July 25th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Fallujah in ruins. Kelley Vlahos reports on the aftermath of the expulsion …

Posted July 15th, 2016