Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Saudi Arabia”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Allies against empire. Richard Drake recounts the careers and foreign policy views …

Posted May 29th, 2015

The Worsening War on Yemen

There is real danger of massive loss of life in Yemen.

Posted May 27th, 2015

Misrepresenting the War on Yemen

Misreading Yemen’s internal conflict as a proxy war instigated by Iran is as wrong as it gets.

Posted May 26th, 2015

Yemen and “Humanitarian” Interventionism

“Humanitarian” interventionists grow strangely quiet when the U.S. is taking sides in a war that is inflicting enormous harm on a civilian population.

Posted May 21st, 2015

The Strangling of Yemen

The Saudi intervention has been both entirely unnecessary and extremely harmful.

Posted May 21st, 2015

Yemen and the Folly of Intervention

Trying to reinstall a deposed leader must be one of the most dubious justifications for waging war against another country.

Posted May 20th, 2015

The Saudi-Led War Keeps Failing at Everything Except Wrecking Yemen

The war is likely to provide the Saudis with nothing except increasing costs and increased insecurity.

Posted May 19th, 2015

Christie’s Awful, Dishonest Foreign Policy Speech

The good news is that Christie will never be in a position to implement his horrible policy ideas.

Posted May 18th, 2015

Christie: The U.S. Should Do Whatever Its Clients Want

Christie’s complaint is that the U.S. is not allowing the Gulf states to decide what our policies should be.

Posted May 18th, 2015

The War on Yemen Resumes

Until the Saudi-led campaign ends and the blockade is lifted, Yemen can’t begin to rebuild or recover.

Posted May 18th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Time to stop holding Saudi Arabia’s hand. Jeremy Shapiro and Richard Sokolsky …

Posted May 15th, 2015

Rubio’s “Moral Clarity” on Yemen

Rubio thinks that the U.S. should have been doing more to help the Saudis pummel and wreck Yemen.

Posted May 15th, 2015

End the Blockade of Yemen

Starving Yemen’s civilian population of the basic necessities of life is cruel, inhumane, and completely indefensible.

Posted May 14th, 2015

Why a Nuclear Deal Won’t Lead to Nuclear Proliferation

Iran hawks are happy to amplify the blustering of U.S. clients on this issue.

Posted May 14th, 2015

U.S. Clients and Their Endless Demands for “Reassurance”

The burden should be on the clients to “reassure” the U.S. that they are worth keeping.

Posted May 12th, 2015

The Humanitarian Disaster in Yemen

The announced “pause” in the fighting won’t be enough to address Yemen’s enormous needs.

Posted May 11th, 2015

The Atrocious War on Yemen

Every day that the U.S. backs this war, our government is contributing to the senseless killing of Yemeni civilians.

Posted May 9th, 2015