Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Saudi Arabia”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Congressional realists could “caucus in a phone booth.” Finlay Lewis profiles eight …

Posted November 17th, 2017

U.N.: ‘Untold Thousands’ Will Die in Yemen Because of Blockade

The civilian population of Yemen is made to suffer all these things because of a war that the coalition can’t win.

Posted November 17th, 2017

Who Would Support an Indefensible War?

The Saudi-led war on Yemen has been a textbook example of how foreign military intervention intensifies and prolongs a conflict and makes everyone worse off.

Posted November 17th, 2017

Saudi Propaganda and the Starvation of Yemen

According to a U.N. panel, there is no evidence to support the coalition’s missile claim.

Posted November 17th, 2017

U.S. Support for the Disgraceful War on Yemen Must End

Changing U.S. policy in Yemen and ending our support for the war are more critical than ever.

Posted November 16th, 2017

Trump and the Prospects for Restraint

Trump is helping to bring discredit on conventional U.S. foreign policy through his embrace of most of it.

Posted November 15th, 2017

The Saudis Are a Regional Menace

It is long past time that the U.S. downgraded its noxious relationship with Riyadh.

Posted November 15th, 2017

Yemen Is Being Strangled to Death

The Saudis and their allies are deliberately trying to strangle the civilian population by depriving them of essential food and medicine.

Posted November 14th, 2017

Indulging Reckless Clients Is a Bipartisan Tradition

It is hard to think of examples where the U.S. has not given allies and clients a free pass for their destabilizing behavior.

Posted November 14th, 2017

Yemen’s Humanitarian Catastrophe Is Getting Worse

The cumulative effects of two and a half years of senseless war are inflicting profound suffering on millions of innocent people.

Posted November 13th, 2017

The Ineptitude of Iran Hawks

Iran hawks in Riyadh blunder into helping their regional rival despite their worst intentions.

Posted November 13th, 2017

The Starvation of Yemen Hasn’t Stopped

Hodeidah is the country’s main port and the lifeline for most of the population, so keeping it closed will have terrible consequences for millions of people.

Posted November 13th, 2017

The Saudis’ Bungling in Lebanon

MBS’ bungling in Lebanon is just the latest reminder that the U.S. should be disentangling itself from the Saudis as quickly as possible.

Posted November 11th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Will the backlash against MBS’ purge begin in the military? Michael Horton …

Posted November 10th, 2017

Famine Caused by the Saudi Blockade Threatens to Kill Millions

Confronted with the potential mass starvation of millions of people by its clients in a war that it is supporting, the U.S. is doing nothing to stop it.

Posted November 10th, 2017

Saudi Interference in Lebanon Is Backfiring

The danger in all this is that the Saudis are looking for a pretext to ignite a new conflict, and they are trying to destabilize Lebanon to that end.

Posted November 9th, 2017

Yemen Faces Largest Famine in Decades Because of Saudi Blockade

Unless the coalition blockade is relaxed, it will kill a huge number of innocent Yemenis.

Posted November 8th, 2017