Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Yemen”

Obama’s Unnecessary Wars and ‘Humanitarian’ Interventionism

Obama has probably done more to discredit “humanitarian” interventionism with his policies than any other recent president.

Posted January 17th, 2017

Obama’s Legacy: War Without End

Obama’s legacy is continuing U.S. involvement in wars in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, and Yemen.

Posted January 16th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Obama’s reckless interventionism. Bonnie Kristian reviews the record of Obama’s many wars. …

Posted January 13th, 2017

The Atrocious War on Yemen and Our Reckless Gulf Clients

As we can see from their senseless war on Yemen, they actively work to make the region less secure than it was before.

Posted January 9th, 2017

Where Is the Opposition to Our Illegal and Unnecessary Wars?

Obama’s legacy: normalizing perpetual war while pretending to end wars.

Posted January 9th, 2017

Mattis and Iran

The main concern is Mattis’ claim that Iran and ISIS are not enemies when they plainly are.

Posted January 9th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Ceaseless war puts Yemen on the brink of famine. The AP reports …

Posted January 6th, 2017

Trump’s Yemen Babble Revisited

Trump’s remarks on Yemen show how much the obsession with Iran distorts his view of the entire region.

Posted January 6th, 2017

The Cult of U.S. ‘Leadership’

After more than a decade of one costly failure after another, how can anyone still imagine that relying on U.S. “leadership” is the right answer for them or for us?

Posted January 5th, 2017

Obama Hasn’t Presided Over ‘Retrenchment’

The U.S. is involved in more wars in more countries today than it was when Obama became president.

Posted January 5th, 2017

Yemen Is Being Starved to Death

The humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen threatens millions of people with death from starvation and preventable disease.

Posted January 3rd, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Pulling back now won’t absolve American involvement in Yemen. Trevor Thrall criticizes …

Posted December 30th, 2016

U.S. Clients Are Not Our ‘Friends’

It is long past time since the U.S. dealt with these states based on our own interests rather than going out of our way to cater to theirs.

Posted December 29th, 2016

Obama’s Foreign Policy Has Been Anything But ‘Inactive’

It is a measure of how thoroughly our foreign policy debates are warped by a “do something” mentality that such an activist president could ever be accused of inaction abroad.

Posted December 21st, 2016

The Interventionists’ Double Standards

If we held our government accountable for its destructive policies instead of berating them for “inaction,” we would end up with a wiser, juster foreign policy.

Posted December 19th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Despite famine crisis, wheat imports into Yemen are halted. Reuters reports on …

Posted December 16th, 2016

Iran Isn’t Engaged in ‘Relentless Expansionism’

Iran’s “relentless expansionism” is not real, but it is very important to many Iran hawks that we believe that it is.

Posted December 15th, 2016