Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Saudi Arabia”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The folly of expanding draft registration. John Allen Gay sees no reason …

Posted February 12th, 2016

The Disingenuous Saudi “Offer” to Fight in Syria

The Saudis are trying to sucker the U.S. into agreeing to fight their war for them.

Posted February 8th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Is Trump a realist? Leon Hadar considers the evidence and concludes that …

Posted February 5th, 2016

The U.S. Should Halt Its Support for the War on Yemen

It is a serious mistake to “blindly back” the Saudis in their war.

Posted February 2nd, 2016

Sen. Murphy Calls for Ending U.S. Support for War on Yemen

Murphy has done a great service by speaking out publicly against U.S. support for the appalling Saudi-led war.

Posted February 1st, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The presidential campaign is ISIS’ latest victim. Michael Cohen shows how constant …

Posted January 29th, 2016

Yemen and Crimes Against Humanity

The U.S. should have no part in this appalling and unnecessary war.

Posted January 27th, 2016

10 Months of the U.S.-Backed War on Yemen

All of the administration’s reasons for supporting the Saudis in Yemen are risible.

Posted January 25th, 2016

The War on Yemen and the Administration’s Empty “Concern”

Empty statements of “concern” can’t hide that U.S. support for the war is indefensible.

Posted January 25th, 2016

Trump’s Yemen Babble

Trump is making it that much easier for the Obama administration to avoid criticism and accountability for enabling the war on Yemen.

Posted January 21st, 2016

Kasich’s Misguided Foreign Policy

His campaign style creates the impression that Kasich is a more responsible and sober politician than his competitors, but his foreign policy is anything but that.

Posted January 20th, 2016

The Lousy Case for “Standing By” the Saudis

The U.S. should not be abetting the Saudis in their destructive policies.

Posted January 19th, 2016

Ignoring the U.S. Role in the Atrocious War on Yemen

Obama has needlessly chosen to implicate the U.S. in some of Saudis’ most destructive behavior.

Posted January 11th, 2016

The Indefensible War on Yemen Continues

The Obama administration refuses to criticize the Saudi-led coalition for its many documented abuses and likely war crimes.

Posted January 11th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Don’t take sides in other people’s quarrels. Paul Pillar explains why the …

Posted January 8th, 2016

The Bizarre Need to Take Sides and Our Foreign Policy Debates

There is a strong bias against neutrality in our foreign policy debates.

Posted January 8th, 2016

Ignoring the U.S. Role in the Shameful War on Yemen

It just isn’t true that the Obama administration has been “sharply critical” of the intervention in Yemen.

Posted January 5th, 2016