Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Chris Murphy”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

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

Posted November 9th, 2018

Our Responsibility for the Destruction of Yemen

There are now up to 14 million people who are at risk of starvation by year’s end, and our government’s policy of unconditional support for the Saudis has helped bring that about.

Posted November 6th, 2018

Yemen Is Being Starved to Death

The evidence of the Saudi coalition’s cruel collective punishment of Yemen’s civilian population has been out there for a long time, and it is long past time that the U.S. stop supporting these governments as they commit crimes against humanity.

Posted October 16th, 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

Senators Challenge Pompeo on the Bogus Yemen Certification

The senators’ letter is a good start in holding Pompeo accountable for lying to Congress about Yemen.

Posted October 10th, 2018

The Murder of Jamal Khashoggi

The Saudi government should pay a steep price for this latest outrage.

Posted October 6th, 2018

Trump’s Unconditional Support for Saudi Coalition War Crimes

Trump and his officials have demonstrated beyond any doubt that their priority is in giving the Saudis and Emiratis virtually everything they want while asking for nothing in return.

Posted September 12th, 2018

Congress Must Act to End U.S. Support for the Saudis in Yemen

The idea that the coalition is making any effort to minimize harm to Yemeni civilians is risible.

Posted September 12th, 2018

20+ Yemeni Women and Children Killed in Saudi Coalition Airstrike

The Saudi coalition committed another massacre of dozens of innocent Yemenis who were trying to get away from the disastrous coalition offensive on Hodeidah.

Posted August 23rd, 2018

Republicans Block Murphy’s Antiwar Amendment on Yemen

There is no justification for the ongoing U.S. participation in the wrecking and starving of Yemen.

Posted August 22nd, 2018

The Saudi Coalition Bombed a Cholera Treatment Center in Yemen

U.S. support for the bombing campaign enables the frequent bombing of medical facilities and other civilian targets.

Posted June 11th, 2018

Pompeo’s Extremist View of Presidential Power

Pompeo’s assertion of essentially limitless presidential power to start wars against other states shows a remarkable contempt for the Constitution and the oath of office he would take as Secretary of State.

Posted April 12th, 2018

The WSJ’s Pathetic Case for Supporting the War on Yemen

The WSJ editorial never once mentions that Yemen suffers from the world’s worst humanitarian crisis in large part because of the Saudi-led war and blockade.

Posted March 19th, 2018

Support S.J.Res. 54 to End U.S. Support for the War on Yemen

The U.S. should never have been part of this war, and S.J.Res. 54 will put an end to that involvement.

Posted March 14th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Senators issue challenge: vote on war in Yemen, or get out. Bruce …

Posted March 2nd, 2018

A Chance to End U.S. Involvement in the War on Yemen

The senators’ resolution is important and worthy of the public’s strong support.

Posted February 28th, 2018

The U.S. Must Stop Enabling Saudi War Crimes in Yemen

It is imperative that Congress vote to end U.S. support for this war.

Posted February 28th, 2018