Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Yemen”

U.N. Report: Saudi-Led Coalition Was Responsible for the Slaughter of Refugees at Sea

The slaughter of the Somali refugees is just one more confirmed example of the coalition’s wanton violations of international law.

Posted July 26th, 2017

The Qatar Crisis, the War on Yemen, and the Hollow ‘Rules-Based Order’

Because it is a U.S.-backed war waged by our clients, the war on Yemen isn’t held to the same–or indeed any–standard that many cheerleaders for the “rules-based order” apply elsewhere.

Posted July 25th, 2017

Yemen’s Rapidly Growing Cholera Epidemic

The people of Yemen are in urgent need of a major emergency response if they are to avoid massive loss of life from starvation and disease.

Posted July 24th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Iran and the collision between Trump and reality. Paul Pillar comments on …

Posted July 21st, 2017

Yemen’s Cholera Epidemic Is the Worst on Record

If there is not a major response to these disasters soon, it will be too late for countless victims of starvation and disease.

Posted July 20th, 2017

Poll: British Public Overwhelmingly Opposes Arms Sales to Saudi Arabia

British support for the war on Yemen has scant support among the public there.

Posted July 17th, 2017

Corker: Saudi Support for Terrorism ‘Dwarfs’ Qatar’s

Instead of choosing sides in a feud among client states, the U.S. should be rethinking its ties with all of them.

Posted July 13th, 2017

Yemen’s Multiple, Overlapping Crises

Each disaster in Yemen compounds the others, and together they have combined to create the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.

Posted July 11th, 2017

The U.S.-Backed War on Yemen Continues

Yemen urgently needs a cease-fire, an immediate lifting of both sea and air blockades, and a massive infusion of emergency assistance.

Posted July 11th, 2017

Yemen’s Cholera Epidemic Is ‘Spiraling Out of Control’

At the current rate, there could easily be half a million cases of cholera in another month.

Posted July 10th, 2017

Yemen’s Worsening Cholera Epidemic

The international response to the world’s worst humanitarian crisis continues to be woefully inadequate.

Posted July 8th, 2017

Yemen’s Cholera Epidemic Keeps Getting Worse

The near-famine conditions make it much easier for disease to spread rapidly, and they make it more likely that the disease will kill many more people .

Posted July 3rd, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

We are already at war in Syria. Philip Giraldi describes and criticizes …

Posted June 30th, 2017

Yemen Is Suffering from the World’s Worst Cholera Epidemic

Despite the fact that it is experiencing the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, Yemen remains shockingly neglected by the outside world.

Posted June 30th, 2017

Trump, MBS, and the Noxious Saudi Relationship

The kingdom has become a regional menace and a major liability to the U.S.

Posted June 30th, 2017

The Qatar Crisis and the Trump Administration’s Foreign Policy Dysfunction

The rift between Tillerson and Trump on this issue has been impossible to miss.

Posted June 27th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

U.S. questions detainees in Yemen prisons rife with torture. The AP reports …

Posted June 23rd, 2017