Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Yemen”

Hodeidah and the Saudi Coalition’s Deliberate Starvation of Yemen

The Saudi coalition is in the process of committing what is likely to be one the largest crimes against humanity in decades, and it is doing so with U.S. approval and assistance.

Posted June 18th, 2018

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. Is Enabling a Catastrophe in Yemen

Attacking Hodeidah will make an already cruel and atrocious war that much worse, and it is happening with the Trump administration’s acceptance and assistance.

Posted June 14th, 2018

The Assault on Hodeidah Will Cause Mass Starvation in Yemen

By attacking the port and cutting off the vast majority of the population from their main source of food, fuel, and medicine, the coalition is all but announcing that it intends to starve the population.

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

The Trump Administration’s Bogus War Powers Claim

The president has no authority to order an attack against a government that has not attacked the U.S. or U.S. forces.

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

The Saudi Threat Against Qatar

The fact that the Saudis are willing to threaten another country with an illegal attack like this underscores just how reckless and destabilizing Saudi Arabia has become in the last few years.

Posted June 3rd, 2018

Making Yemen’s Humanitarian Catastrophe Even Worse

As they have for the last three years, Yemen’s civilian population pays the price for an unnecessary and atrocious war waged upon them by the Saudi coalition and its Western backers.

Posted May 29th, 2018

U.N.: Another 10 Million Yemenis At Risk of Starving to Death by Year’s End

If things stay as they are, almost two-thirds of the entire population of Yemen will soon be at risk of starving to death.

Posted May 26th, 2018