Don’t take sides in other people’s quarrels. Paul Pillar explains why the U.S. should resist the urge to pick a side in the latest dispute between Saudi Arabia and Iran.

Poland’s plans to stick Washington with a bigger NATO bill. Doug Bandow objects to demands for increased U.S. commitments in Europe.

African Union intervention in Burundi may do more harm than good. Nina Wilen examines the possible pitfalls of an AU intervention.

It’s time for America to dump Saudi Arabia. Ryan Cooper makes the case for disentangling the U.S. from its ugly client.

The Saudi-led coalition uses cluster bombs in Yemen’s capital. Human Rights Watch reports on the coalition’s latest use of indiscriminate weapons in civilian areas.