Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Saudi Arabia”

Trump’s Parallel Reality

Trump’s description of his parallel reality unwittingly calls to mind his most reckless and destructive actions, and it shows how oblivious he is to their consequences.

Posted June 21st, 2018

The UAE Runs Torture Prisons in ‘Liberated’ Yemen

The UAE is likely creating many more terrorists with its brutal treatment of Yemeni detainees.

Posted June 20th, 2018

‘Relief Plan’ Issued By Saudi Arabia is a Gimmick

They are the main cause of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis right now.

Posted June 20th, 2018

The Destabilizing and Reckless Mohammed bin Salman

The crown prince has made many enemies with his hasty and reckless behavior, and those enemies can only be encouraged when they see that he doesn’t seem to know what he’s doing.

Posted June 19th, 2018

Hodeidah and the Saudi Coalition’s Deliberate Starvation of Yemen

The Saudi coalition is in the process of committing what is likely to be one the largest crimes against humanity in decades, and it is doing so with U.S. approval and assistance.

Posted June 18th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

What happens if mass starvation takes hold in Yemen? Alex de Waal …

Posted June 15th, 2018

The Saudi War on the People of Yemen

The people of Yemen are made to endure indiscriminate bombing, displacement, epidemics, and starvation because of the paranoia and ambitions of despotic Gulf rulers.

Posted June 14th, 2018

The U.S. Is Enabling a Catastrophe in Yemen

Attacking Hodeidah will make an already cruel and atrocious war that much worse, and it is happening with the Trump administration’s acceptance and assistance.

Posted June 14th, 2018

The Assault on Hodeidah Will Cause Mass Starvation in Yemen

By attacking the port and cutting off the vast majority of the population from their main source of food, fuel, and medicine, the coalition is all but announcing that it intends to starve the population.

Posted June 14th, 2018

The U.S.-Backed Assault on Yemeni Port Has Started

Hundreds of thousands and possibly millions of Yemenis may die in the coming weeks and months.

Posted June 13th, 2018

U.S. Is Increasing Support for the Saudi Coalition Attack on Hodeidah

We are on the eve of one of the greatest crimes committed in this century, and the U.S. is aiding and abetting the perpetrators.

Posted June 12th, 2018

The Saudi Coalition Bombed a Cholera Treatment Center in Yemen

U.S. support for the bombing campaign enables the frequent bombing of medical facilities and other civilian targets.

Posted June 11th, 2018

U.S. Backing for the Saudi Coalition Attack on Hodeidah Is a Disgrace

The U.S. could prevent the horror that is about to engulf Hodeidah and the rest of Yemen, but it is going along with it and lending assistance to the governments responsible for it.

Posted June 11th, 2018

The Trump Administration Is Backing the Saudi Coalition Attack on Hodeidah

When push comes to shove, the Trump administration won’t oppose an attack that everyone acknowledges will be catastrophic for the civilian population of Yemen.

Posted June 10th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

UAE says it can’t control Yemeni forces–even as it hands them bags …

Posted June 8th, 2018

U.N.: A Coalition Attack on Hodeidah Could Cause 250,000 Deaths

If the U.S. supports a coalition attack on Hodeidah, it will be helping to cause massive loss of life and possibly even the largest famine in decades.

Posted June 8th, 2018

One Year On, the Saudi-Led Blockade of Qatar Has Failed

“Backfired” is more like it.

Posted June 4th, 2018