Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Chris Murphy”

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

Trump’s Illegal War in Syria

Our political culture’s abject deference to presidential power on matters of war makes it easy for presidents to get away with these things.

Posted January 22nd, 2018

The War on Yemen and the Senate Vote on the Saudi Arms Sale

Now there can be a real debate over U.S. support for the atrocious and unnecessary Saudi-led war.

Posted June 15th, 2017

The War on Yemen and the Senate Vote on Saudi Arms Sale

If the Senate can vote down this sale or at least come close to doing so, that could prompt a real debate about U.S. involvement in the war.

Posted June 8th, 2017

Chris Murphy and the Democrats’ Foreign Policy Predicament

Murphy hasn’t been silent on foreign policy, and in some cases has been the loudest opponent of U.S. policy.

Posted April 25th, 2017

27 Senators Voted Against the Saudi Arms Sale

There is a significant bloc in the Senate that questions the wisdom of U.S. policy in Yemen and views the U.S.-Saudi relationship skeptically.

Posted September 21st, 2016

Paul and Murphy’s Laudable Opposition to the War on Yemen

The U.S. is facilitating the devastation of a country whose people have done nothing to us.

Posted September 20th, 2016

The Senate Votes This Week on Resolution Against Arms Sale to Saudi Arabia

A vote on stopping the arms sale will force tacit backers of the Saudi-led war to go on record.

Posted September 19th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Senators to introduce measure opposing Saudi arms sale. John Hudson reports on …

Posted September 9th, 2016

More U.S. Weapons for the Saudis’ Atrocious War on Yemen

The Senate’s only public critics of U.S. support for the war, Rand Paul and Chris Murphy, are trying to block the latest sale.

Posted August 15th, 2016

U.S. Complicity in the War on Yemen

We can see clearly from this intervention and U.S. backing for it how destructive and corrupting the desire to indulge client states can be.

Posted June 10th, 2016