Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Yemen”

The Indefensible War on Yemen

The war on Yemen and our government’s support for it have been indefensible from the start.

Posted March 27th, 2017

Mattis’ Dangerous Request to Increase Support for the War on Yemen

Increasing U.S. support would just deepen our complicity in wrecking and starving Yemen.

Posted March 27th, 2017

The Appalling Idea of Increasing U.S. Support for the War on Yemen

It would be deranged to commit the U.S. to an even larger role in enabling this disaster.

Posted March 26th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Seeking accountability in Yemen. Fatima Bhojani reviews how the Saudis and their …

Posted March 24th, 2017

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

Uncritically backing our reckless clients leads to disaster for the clients and enduring shame for us.

Posted March 24th, 2017

Starving Yemen to Death

Seven million people are on the verge of starving to death and another ten million people are not far behind

Posted March 23rd, 2017

Saudi-Led Coalition Slaughters Refugees at Sea

There will be more massacres like this as long as the Saudi-led coalition is permitted to act with impunity.

Posted March 19th, 2017

The War on Yemen and Trump’s Iran Obsession

The obsession with Iran is leading the U.S. to continue its support for an atrocious and unnecessary war that now endangers the lives of millions of people.

Posted March 16th, 2017

The Humanitarian Crisis in Yemen Is Approaching a ‘Point of No Return’

The governments that are in a position to avert disaster have been helping to bring it about.

Posted March 16th, 2017

The Horrifying Starvation of Yemen Continues

The U.S. has helped bring about the ruin of an entire country whose people did nothing to us.

Posted March 15th, 2017

Trump and the Noxious U.S.-Saudi Relationship

Instead of disentangling the U.S. from this relationship, Trump is making a point of reaffirming it and sinking the U.S. even deeper into complicity with the Saudi-led coalition’s crimes in Yemen.

Posted March 15th, 2017

Trump’s Foolish Budget Priorities

Trump wants to throw tens of billions at a military establishment that doesn’t need more funding while slashing funds for humanitarian aid programs that desperately need more than they get now.

Posted March 14th, 2017

Famine Continues to Stalk Yemen

Almost the entire world is responding to the world’s worst humanitarian crisis with a shrug.

Posted March 14th, 2017

The U.S. Must Stop Enabling the Destruction of Yemen

The prime American interest after the last two years of this disgraceful war is to recognize that the Saudis aren’t really an ally at all.

Posted March 14th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Hitting Iran where it won’t hurt. Kate Kizer explains that escalating involvement …

Posted March 10th, 2017

Disgraceful U.S. Support for the War on Yemen Continues

Trump is compounding the earlier errors that Obama made in enabling the war.

Posted March 8th, 2017

The U.S. Doesn’t Benefit from the Revised Ban

Because the ban is security theater, it will achieve nothing in reality while imposing unnecessary burdens on would-be visitors and refugees.

Posted March 6th, 2017