Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “UAE”

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.-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

The U.S. Must Oppose a Saudi Coalition Attack on Hodeidah

U.S. support for the war on Yemen has been a disgrace for the last three years. Increasing that support to enable coalition forces to attack Hodeidah would be the worst thing our government could do in Yemen right now.

Posted June 3rd, 2018

Unreasonable Demands from an Undiplomatic Administration

No government could agree to the terms Pompeo laid out for Iran without effectively surrendering their sovereignty and independence.

Posted May 25th, 2018

The War on Yemen and Pompeo’s Propaganda

The administration has no demands for the governments that are actually destroying Yemen, but rather looks for excuses to continue helping them with their indiscriminate and reckless bombing.

Posted May 21st, 2018

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