Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Bruce Riedel”

The Reckless Saudis Want to Start Another War

Mohammed bin Salman has appalling judgment and a terrible track record, so it comes as no surprise that he thinks having the U.S. start a war with Iran is a good idea.

Posted May 20th, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Four years on, the Yemen war remains Saudi Arabia’s albatross. Bruce Riedel …

Posted March 22nd, 2019

U.S. Arms Sales and the War on Yemen

The war on Yemen has been a horrifying example of what happens when the U.S. arms despotic clients to the teeth in the name of “defense” and then refuses to hold them accountable when they use the weapons we sold them to slaughter innocent people.

Posted December 26th, 2018

The Toxic Prince and His American Yes-Men

The Trump administration and the crown prince have shown through their destructive partnership that the relationship is noxious and desperately in need of reevaluation

Posted November 28th, 2018

A Farcical Senate ‘Briefing’ on Yemen

Today’s Senate briefing promises to be every bit as much of a farcical propaganda exercise as Secretary Pompeo’s mendacious op-ed.

Posted November 28th, 2018

The Senate Must Pass S.J.Res. 54

The good news is that the president’s absurd enthusiasm for the Saudi relationship has made it easier to pick up votes against the war in Yemen.

Posted November 27th, 2018

‘Tell Your Boss’: Recording of Khashoggi Murder Implicates Mohammed bin Salman

This latest revelation makes it that much harder for Riyadh and the Trump administration to deny the crown prince’s involvement.

Posted November 12th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Saudi Arabia and the UAE are starving Yemenis to death. Radhya Almutawakel …

Posted November 9th, 2018

End U.S. Support for the War on Yemen Before It’s Too Late

If the administration is trying to buy time for the coalition, it is time that millions and millions of starving Yemenis can’t afford to waste.

Posted November 5th, 2018

Congress Should Cut Off All Support to Saudi Arabia

Halting arms sales and ending support for the war are the right things to do for the U.S. and for Yemen, and they will show the crown prince that there are some significant consequences to his reckless and destructive behavior.

Posted October 11th, 2018

The Overdue Backlash Against Saudi Arabia Has Started

There has already been a significant response from members of Congress to reports of the Saudi government’s murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

Posted October 10th, 2018

Trump’s ‘Foolish and Dangerous’ Approach to Saudi Arabia

The Saudis would be wise to end their misbegotten war on Yemen, but unfortunately the crown prince and his admirers in Washington are sorely lacking in wisdom.

Posted September 23rd, 2018

The U.S. Is Deeply Complicit in Saudi Coalition Crimes in Yemen

U.S. support for the Saudi coalition is essential to their war effort, and that makes our government deeply complicit in what the coalition does in Yemen.

Posted August 13th, 2018

The Failed Saudi War on Yemen

The war on Yemen has completely failed to achieve any of its goals.

Posted July 30th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The U.N. must act in Yemen. Bruce Riedel reviews the current state …

Posted June 29th, 2018

Bolton and the Noxious U.S.-Saudi Relationship

The Saudi government’s obvious desire to bog the U.S. down in more conflicts should cause Americans to rethink the entire relationship with Riyadh.

Posted March 27th, 2018

Dennis Ross’s Shameless Paean to the Saudi War Criminal

The crown prince’s rapid rise is a warning to the U.S. that it needs to disentangle itself from the noxious Saudi relationship as soon as possible.

Posted February 12th, 2018