Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “UAE”

Trump’s Misguided Plan for ‘Stabilizing’ Syria

The U.S. should remove its forces from Syria as quickly as possible, but it is fanciful to think that regional clients are going to put up the soldiers and funding to replace them.

Posted April 16th, 2018

Trump’s Arms Sales Boasts and the War on Yemen

It should never be the policy of our government to arm regimes that are attacking their neighbors.

Posted March 26th, 2018

The WSJ’s Pathetic Case for Supporting the War on Yemen

The WSJ editorial never once mentions that Yemen suffers from the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in large part because of the Saudi-led war and blockade.

Posted March 19th, 2018

The Bad Faith Opposition to the Nuclear Deal

The UAE’s foreign minister dismisses the success of the nuclear deal in limiting Iran’s nuclear program because it “fails” to do a whole host of other things that were never up for discussion.

Posted January 31st, 2018

A Setback for the Saudi-Led War on Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition’s poor justification for intervening in Yemen has been completely discredited.

Posted January 30th, 2018

Ryan’s Shameless Pandering to the Gulf States

Because of his position, Ryan’s words give encouragement to reckless clients to continue the destructive and dangerous policies that have already caused immense suffering in several countries.

Posted January 26th, 2018

Trump’s ‘Saudi First’ Foreign Policy

Backing one set of rivals to the hilt against their enemies guarantees that the U.S. will continue to be mired in endless conflicts that have nothing to do with American security.

Posted January 15th, 2018

Trump’s Failed and Costly Middle East Policies

Trump has managed to take the worst Obama administration policy he inherited and make it even worse than it was.

Posted December 18th, 2017

The Absurd, Failed War on Yemen

The coalition has confirmed publicly that they were simply using the “legitimate” president as a puppet and now no longer find him useful.

Posted November 6th, 2017

The Ridiculous Anti-Qatar Conference

It speaks volumes about how distorted and biased Bannon’s view of the Qatar crisis is that he imagines it to be the most important thing in the world.

Posted October 23rd, 2017

The U.S. Should Halt Arms Sales to the Saudi-Led Coalition

Washington is more than capable of stopping arms sales to Gulf states when it wants to.

Posted September 21st, 2017

The Failed War on Yemen Must End

The war on Yemen has utterly failed on its own terms.

Posted September 18th, 2017

The Qatar Crisis and the Folly of Taking Sides

The U.S. shouldn’t have taken any side in this dispute.

Posted September 11th, 2017

The Disgraceful, Failed War on Yemen

The intervention has been and remains wholly illegitimate.

Posted August 21st, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Is expanding the U.S. military presence in Syria legal? Sharmine Narwani explains …

Posted August 4th, 2017

Trump’s First Foreign Trip and the Qatar Crisis

The Saudi leg was considered to be the most successful part of Trump’s first trip abroad as president, and two months later we can see that it was actually a destabilizing and embarrassing episode.

Posted July 21st, 2017

Report: UAE Responsible for the Qatar Hacks

If this latest report is accurate, it would fit with what we know about the crisis.

Posted July 17th, 2017