Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Saudi Arabia”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The British Empire and WWII. William Dalrymple reviews Yasmin Khan’s The Raj …

Posted July 31st, 2015

The Ongoing Starvation of Yemen

The Saudis and their allies are starving the country to death with the support of our government.

Posted July 28th, 2015

Yemen Is Dying of Thirst

These are the horrific consequences of ill-conceived and reckless military intervention.

Posted July 23rd, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The Iran deal is a great success. John Glaser and Justin Logan …

Posted July 17th, 2015

The U.S. and Al Qaeda Are on the Same Side in Yemen

The U.S. is enabling this disaster with its continued support for the Saudis’ unnecessary and indefensible war on Yemen.

Posted July 16th, 2015

Ignatius’ Bad Advice on Iran

If there is a government in the region that needs to be presented with a “sharp choice” regarding its destabilizing foreign policy, it is the one based in Riyadh.

Posted July 16th, 2015

The War on Yemen and Al Qaeda

The U.S. is helping the Saudis to attack AQAP’s enemies while leaving the jihadists largely untouched.

Posted July 13th, 2015

The U.S. and the War on Yemen

The U.S. has participated in this appalling war for nothing.

Posted July 10th, 2015

A Brief Respite for Yemen

The truce will not be nearly long enough to address the enormous needs of the civilian population.

Posted July 9th, 2015

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

U.S. involvement in this war has absolutely nothing to do with U.S. security.

Posted July 7th, 2015

The Humanitarian Disaster in Yemen

Yemen needs an end to the blockade and a prolonged cease-fire.

Posted July 7th, 2015

Why Is the War on Yemen Being Ignored?

The lack of attention makes it much easier for the U.S. and Britain to continue their disgraceful support for an indefensible war.

Posted July 6th, 2015

Rubio and the War on Yemen

Rubio backs the war on Yemen, and his only objection is that the U.S. is not more deeply involved in it.

Posted July 6th, 2015

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