Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Saudi Arabia”

The World Ignores Yemen’s Humanitarian Catastrophe

17 million people are on the brink of famine.

Posted September 24th, 2017

Sanders Speaks on Foreign Policy

Sanders spoke directly against U.S. support for the Saudi-led war on Yemen.

Posted September 21st, 2017

Yemen’s Cholera Epidemic Has Reached 700,000 Cases

The epidemic could not be happening at a worse time or among a more vulnerable population.

Posted September 21st, 2017

The U.S. Should Halt Arms Sales to the Saudi-Led Coalition

Washington is more than capable of stopping arms sales to Gulf states when it wants to.

Posted September 21st, 2017

The Glaring Omissions in Trump’s U.N. Speech

Trump said nothing about the Saudi-led war on Yemen or its role in causing the world’s worst humanitarian crisis.

Posted September 19th, 2017

Trump’s Belligerent U.N. Speech

It was alarming to hear Trump speak in such stark, fanatical terms about international affairs.

Posted September 19th, 2017

A ‘Dark Time’ in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has long been a repressive and authoritarian state, but the latest crackdown suggests that it is becoming even worse under the leadership of the reckless crown prince.

Posted September 19th, 2017

The Failed War on Yemen Must End

The war on Yemen has utterly failed on its own terms.

Posted September 18th, 2017

Yemen’s Appalling Cholera Epidemic Keeps Getting Worse

If the number of new cases keeps growing like this, there could easily be over a million by the start of 2018.

Posted September 18th, 2017

Discerning the ‘Spirit’ of the Nuclear Deal

The officials falsely claiming that Iran is violating the deal’s “spirit” are doing so in a transparent attempt to undermine the deal.

Posted September 17th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Murder of journalists reflects global assault on free speech. Noah Millman comments …

Posted September 15th, 2017

MBS’ Crackdown and the Noxious U.S.-Saudi Relationship

The latest Saudi crackdown reminds us that the U.S. has yoked itself to one of the most authoritarian regimes in the world for dubious reasons.

Posted September 15th, 2017

Red Cross: Yemen Cholera Epidemic Could Reach 850,000 by Year’s End

The millions of malnourished Yemenis starved by the coalition blockade are especially vulnerable to disease.

Posted September 13th, 2017

Rand Paul’s Lonely AUMF Battle

Sen. Paul is doing the country an important service by shining a light on Congress’ craven enabling of endless war.

Posted September 12th, 2017

The Trump Administration’s Iran Obsession

A plan that ties the U.S. more closely to our reckless client states is a deeply flawed and irresponsible one.

Posted September 12th, 2017

The Atrocious War on Yemen Must Be Ended

Global intervention against Yemen is what has brought the country to its terrible condition.

Posted September 11th, 2017

The Qatar Crisis and the Folly of Taking Sides

The U.S. shouldn’t have taken any side in this dispute.

Posted September 11th, 2017