Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Yemen”

The Saudi Coalition’s Despicable Attacks on Yemeni Civilians

The U.S. must halt its support for the Saudi-led war on Yemen, or it will be aiding and abetting more slaughters like the ones we have seen in the last week.

Posted April 24th, 2018

The Enduring Shame of U.S. Support for the War on Yemen

The Senate made a horrible mistake when it refused to cut off military support for this atrocious war.

Posted April 23rd, 2018

Saudi Coalition Kills 33 At a Yemeni Wedding Party

The Saudi coalition keeps carrying out these attacks with no regard for the lives of civilians, and our government continues to arm and refuel their planes as they do it.

Posted April 23rd, 2018

State Department Report Whitewashes Saudi War Crimes in Yemen

Our government has been aiding and abetting Saudi coalition war crimes for three years straight. The administration doesn’t want people knowing that, and that is why the State Department’s report says nothing about these crimes.

Posted April 22nd, 2018

Friedman’s Fear-mongering About Iran

Friedman is echoing Saudi propaganda used to justify their atrocious war on Yemen.

Posted April 18th, 2018

The U.S. Is Still Enabling Saudi War Crimes in Yemen

The coalition uses the weapons and refueling that the U.S. provides to deprive displaced people of clean drinking water.

Posted April 17th, 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 Tramples on the Constitution, Again

There is no outcome that justifies the risks and law-breaking that this Syria attack involves.

Posted April 13th, 2018

Paul Ryan’s Failure Is Now Complete

Ryan has betrayed the institution he is supposed to lead and he has violated the oath of office that he swore when he took office.

Posted April 12th, 2018

Trump Prepares to Launch His Illegal Attack on Syria

Trump has no authority to order an attack on the Syrian government, which has not attacked the U.S. and doesn’t pose any threat to America or its allies.

Posted April 9th, 2018

7 Questions for Mohammed bin Salman

Here are a few questions that future interviewers might consider using.

Posted April 4th, 2018

The Atrocious U.S.-Backed War on Yemen

Yemeni civilians sought a brief respite from the heat by going outdoors, and then they were immediately murdered by a missile attack.

Posted April 2nd, 2018

Another Softball Interview with Mohammed bin Salman

Notably, the words famine, starvation, and blockade never appear in the interview at any point.

Posted April 2nd, 2018

Another Saudi Coalition Bombing Slaughters a Dozen Yemeni Civilians

The U.S. should have no part in this war, and it is a stain on our country every day that our government’s support for it continues.

Posted April 2nd, 2018

Trump’s Destructive Embrace of Mohammed bin Salman

Trump has been in favor of Mohammed bin Salman’s destabilizing recklessness precisely because it is destabilizing.

Posted April 2nd, 2018

U.S. Refueling of Saudi Coalition Planes Leads to More Civilian Casualties

By enabling that war effort and allowing their planes to remain in the air longer, the U.S. is helping the Saudis and their allies kill more innocent Yemenis than they possibly could on their own.

Posted March 29th, 2018

Listen to What Yemenis Are Saying About the War on Yemen

It may be difficult to go to Yemen, but that doesn’t excuse the inattention to world’s worst humanitarian crisis and the almost complete ignorance of Yemeni perspectives in this conflict.

Posted March 28th, 2018