Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Chris Murphy”

The House Rejects Arms Sales and Rebukes Trump’s Bogus ‘Emergency’

A majority of both chambers has stated that they oppose these arms sales and the phony “emergency” that Trump and Pompeo made up to circumvent Congress.

Posted July 18th, 2019

The Noxious U.S.-Saudi Relationship Has to End

The war on Yemen needs to end, and for that to happen the U.S.-Saudi relationship as it currently exists has to end.

Posted July 3rd, 2019

Challenging the Noxious U.S.-Saudi Relationship

The Murphy-Young legislation is just the latest example of how the president’s obnoxious subservience to the Saudis and the UAE has provoked growing dissatisfaction and resistance among our representatives in Washington.

Posted June 9th, 2019

Trump’s Bogus ‘Emergency’ to Arm the Saudis and Emiratis

The Trump administration hopes to exploit any loophole it can find to keep funneling weapons to despotic clients as they continue to rain death and destruction on Yemeni civilians.

Posted May 23rd, 2019

The Senate Passes Antiwar Yemen Resolution (S.J.Res. 7)

The Senate has once again delivered an historic rebuke to presidential overreach and an indefensible policy in Yemen.

Posted March 13th, 2019

The Senate Votes on Antiwar Yemen Resolution Tomorrow

Voting to end U.S. involvement in the war is only the first step in bringing peace to Yemen, but it is essential and long overdue.

Posted March 12th, 2019

Ro Khanna’s Case for Restraint and Peace

He and his colleagues in Congress are outlining the principled antiwar and non-interventionist case against Trump’s misadventures.

Posted January 31st, 2019

Congress Has a Chance to Reject the War on Yemen

Today both the House and the Senate have opportunities to do their constitutional duty and to begin extricating the U.S. from a truly shameful, unnecessary war.

Posted December 12th, 2018

Whitewashing McCain’s Support for the War on Yemen

The success of the Sanders-Lee-Murphy resolution this week was as much a rebuke to McCain’s foreign policy legacy as it was a rebuke to Trump’s shameless Saudi First behavior.

Posted November 29th, 2018

The Senate Advances S.J.Res. 54 with a 63-37 Vote

The Trump administration tried everything they could to browbeat the Senate into rejecting the resolution, and this time they completely failed.

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

Our Complicity in the Starvation of Yemen

Yemen is not only the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, but it is also the one for which our government is most responsible.

Posted November 19th, 2018

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