Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Saudi Arabia”

Helping the Saudis to Cover Up Their Abuses

It’s important to understand the lengths to which the U.S. is prepared to go to back up the indefensible Saudi-led campaign.

Posted October 1st, 2015

McCain’s Disgraceful Answers on Yemen

McCain distinguishes himself as one of the most shameless and disgraceful supporters of the war on Yemen.

Posted October 1st, 2015

Whitewashing the Saudi-Led Coalition’s Crimes in Yemen

Nothing could be better designed to whitewash the Saudi-led coalition’s crimes.

Posted September 30th, 2015

Obama’s Horrible Blunder in Backing the War on Yemen

We are needlessly making new enemies in a misguided attempt to “reassure” some awful client states.

Posted September 30th, 2015

Yemen and “Double Standards”

The lesson from the world’s general indifference to Yemen’s suffering is not to shrug at other abuses.

Posted September 29th, 2015

The Glaring Omission in Obama’s U.N. Speech

There was no mention of Yemen in Obama’s address to the U.N. General Assembly.

Posted September 28th, 2015

Yemen and the Silence of “Humanitarian” Interventionists

U.S. policy in Yemen utterly discredits the “humanitarian” interventionists that say nothing about it.

Posted September 28th, 2015

Obama’s War of Choice in Yemen

The administration talks about the war on Yemen as if the U.S. were just a spectator when it is supplying the weapons being used to wage it.

Posted September 25th, 2015

Yemen: The Worst Kind of “Preventive” War

The war on Yemen is like any other preventive war: premature, unnecessary, and easily avoidable.

Posted September 25th, 2015

The U.S. Should Back an Investigation of War Crimes in Yemen

The U.S. would share some responsibility for coalition war crimes because of its backing of the campaign.

Posted September 25th, 2015

The Saudi-Led Coalition’s Crimes in Yemen

U.S. support for this war becomes more disgraceful by the day.

Posted September 23rd, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The most invisible Christians in Washington. Kelley Vlahos reports on the persecution …

Posted September 18th, 2015

The U.S. and Yemen’s Humanitarian Catastrophe

The administration is applying a small band-aid to a gaping wound that it continues to help inflict on Yemen.

Posted September 17th, 2015

Five Questions That Should Be Asked Tonight, But Won’t Be

A starting point for a real foreign policy debate

Posted September 16th, 2015

Corbyn and Britain’s Foreign Policy Debate

Corbyn’s win could provide the British public with a meaningful debate on foreign policy.

Posted September 14th, 2015

The (Mostly) Ignored War on Yemen

Yemen is the war about which Western publics know little and care less.

Posted September 14th, 2015

The War on Yemen and the Administration’s “Gnawing Concerns”

The administration wants credit from the Saudis by enabling the war, but it doesn’t want to be held responsible for the horrific effects that the war is having on Yemeni civilians.

Posted September 10th, 2015