Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Saudi Arabia”

The Senate Overrides Obama’s JASTA Veto

The contrast with last week’s debate over the latest arms sale to the Saudis could hardly be greater.

Posted September 28th, 2016

Obama’s Horrible Legacy in Yemen

Thanks to Obama’s indulgence of the Saudis, millions of Yemenis are on the brink of famine.

Posted September 26th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

One woman’s lonely struggle against famine in Yemen. Nawal al-Maghafi reports on …

Posted September 23rd, 2016

McCain and Corker Need a Geography Lesson

McCain and Corker’s error would almost be funny if it didn’t reflect their poor understanding of the region and the conflict they want the U.S. to continue fueling.

Posted September 22nd, 2016

The Starvation of Yemen Continues

U.S. client states are creating famine conditions in one of the world’s poorest countries.

Posted September 22nd, 2016

The War on Yemen and ‘International Order’

The continued arming of a government that is responsible for killing thousands of civilians and is guilty of numerous war crimes represents a breach of past U.S. commitments.

Posted September 21st, 2016

McCain and Graham’s Despicable Defense of the War on Yemen

It requires swallowing Saudi propaganda whole to argue that the Saudis and their allies have been acting in self-defense, and that is what McCain and Graham tried to do.

Posted September 21st, 2016

Paul and Murphy’s Laudable Opposition to the War on Yemen

The U.S. is facilitating the devastation of a country whose people have done nothing to us.

Posted September 20th, 2016

The Senate Votes This Week on Resolution Against Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia

A vote on stopping the arms sale will force tacit backers of the Saudi-led war to go on record.

Posted September 19th, 2016

Hadi’s Stupid and Destructive Decree

Hadi’s decision to replace Yemen’s central bank is a stupid and destructive act that will inflict great harm on millions of people and will probably fail on its own terms.

Posted September 19th, 2016

Study: More Than a Third of Saudi Coalition Attacks on Yemen Hit Civilian Targets

The coalition has illegally bombed Yemeni civilians over three thousand times.

Posted September 19th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The myth of American retreat. William Ruger reviews Robert Lieber’s Retreat and …

Posted September 16th, 2016

Oborne on the War on Yemen

The U.S. and Britain should never have backed the Saudi-led war on Yemen.

Posted September 15th, 2016

The VP Candidates’ Bad Foreign Policy Records

Kaine ought to be questioned about his early and eager backing for the Saudis’ unnecessary and ruinous war.

Posted September 14th, 2016

The Horrifying Starvation of Yemen Continues

This is what the Saudis and their allies have wrought with our government’s help.

Posted September 14th, 2016

Obama’s Futile Efforts at ‘Reassuring’ Bad Clients

No matter how much Obama does for these clients, neither they nor their supporters here in the U.S. are satisfied.

Posted September 13th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Senators to introduce measure opposing Saudi arms sale. John Hudson reports on …

Posted September 9th, 2016