Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Saudi Arabia”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

How not to write about Iran. Ishaan Tharoor offers a guide in …

Posted July 3rd, 2015

The Indefensible War on Yemen Continues

Yemen has been kicked into the abyss thanks to an unnecessary war that our government continues to support.

Posted July 1st, 2015

Iran’s “Imperial Ambitions” Are Greatly Exaggerated

Iran’s regional reach is very limited.

Posted June 30th, 2015

The Mindless U.S. Support for the War on Yemen

The foolish desire to back our clients up regardless of their actions keeps prevailing.

Posted June 29th, 2015

McCain and Wars of Aggression

It is hard to take a hawk like McCain seriously on Ukraine.

Posted June 29th, 2015

The Many Failures of the War on Yemen

The Saudis have copied so many of the biggest mistakes of past foreign interventions.

Posted June 25th, 2015

Starving Yemen to Death

This is just the most horrifying effect that the war is having on the country’s civilian population.

Posted June 24th, 2015

Why the Failed War on Yemen Continues

The Saudis are prisoners of their own propaganda.

Posted June 24th, 2015

The Folly of Using War to “Send a Message”

If the Saudis wanted to “send a message” that their new leadership is foolish and eager to do stupid and costly things, they have succeeded.

Posted June 23rd, 2015

The Cruel War on Yemen

The U.S. continues to support a cruel and indefensible campaign against the people of Yemen.

Posted June 22nd, 2015

The War on Yemen and Our Useless Regional Clients

Nothing could better demonstrate how unreliable and undeserving of U.S. support the Gulf clients are.

Posted June 19th, 2015

The Starvation of Yemen

The war on Yemen is creating famine conditions.

Posted June 18th, 2015

The Appalling War on Yemen

Judged by almost any standard, the Saudi-led, U.S.-backed intervention has been a failure.

Posted June 16th, 2015

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

The U.S. is complicit in a humanitarian disaster in Yemen.

Posted June 15th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

An open-ended conflict in Iraq. Micah Zenko reviews the shifting administration justifications …

Posted June 12th, 2015

The Ongoing Catastrophe in Yemen

Conditions will only continue to deteriorate while the blockade of Yemen is in place.

Posted June 9th, 2015

Iran, Yemen, and the Destructive Effects of Threat Inflation

The war on Yemen is another example of how threat inflation produces horrible policy decisions.

Posted June 8th, 2015