Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Donald Trump”

The Massacre of the Innocents in Yemen

The attack killed more than 50 civilians, including 40 children, and injured another 79 people.

Posted August 20th, 2018

Bolton’s North Korea Lies

Bolton is setting absurd expectations based on his misrepresentations of what happened at previous meetings.

Posted August 19th, 2018

Trump’s Regime Change Policy for Iran

The administration’s demands for Iran are preposterous, and in their maximalism they betray the administration’s real goal to be regime change.

Posted August 19th, 2018

End the War on Yemen

U.S. involvement must end at once, but beyond that it is crucial that the U.S. never enable another senseless war like this again.

Posted August 18th, 2018

Trump’s ‘Iran Action Group’

The creation of the Iran Action Group formalizes an Iran policy that inflicts cruel collective punishment on the Iranian people while pretending to care about their welfare

Posted August 16th, 2018

The U.S. Is Aiding and Abetting Saudi Atrocities in Yemen

When the U.S. and U.N. allow the Saudi coalition to investigate their own crimes, they are aiding the Saudis and their allies in covering up massacres.

Posted August 16th, 2018

The War on Yemen’s Horrible Consequences

It is horrifying that it takes the massacre of over three dozen small boys to force our media and our government to pay close attention to what U.S. policy has been making possible for more than three years.

Posted August 15th, 2018

The War on Yemen and Everything That’s Wrong with U.S. Foreign Policy

Our government’s support for the war on Yemen exemplifies all of what is worst in U.S. foreign policy.

Posted August 15th, 2018

U.S. ‘Disengagement’ from the Middle East Is a Myth

Foreign policy pundits have been bemoaning American “retreat” from the region for at least the last decade, and yet the U.S. is still ensnared in unnecessary foreign conflicts in Syria and Yemen with no apparent end in sight.

Posted August 15th, 2018

Trump Ignores Congress’ Yemen Conditions

The president’s signing statement confirms that the administration has no intention of paying attention to Congress’ conditions.

Posted August 14th, 2018

Our Despicable, Indefensible Policy in Yemen

As long as the U.S. enables Saudi coalition crimes and then shields them from scrutiny, our government is implicated in both the crime and the cover-up.

Posted August 13th, 2018

The Perils of Trump’s Iran Obsession

Obsessing over a non-existent Iranian threat to U.S. interests obviously has nothing to do with American security.

Posted August 13th, 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 Costs of Reneging on the Nuclear Deal

It isn’t possible to trash one of the most significant diplomatic agreements of the last several decades and then get the other parties that you just betrayed to come back to the table.

Posted August 13th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

“Support Iranian voices” does not mean what you think it means. Shervin …

Posted August 10th, 2018

The Pathetic U.S. Response to the Latest Saudi Massacre

There is no point in calling for an inquiry by the perpetrators of the crime.

Posted August 9th, 2018

Dozens of Yemeni Children Killed in Saudi Coalition Airstrike

As long as the U.S. arms and refuels coalition planes while they slaughter Yemeni civilians in attacks like this one, our government is implicated in the war crimes enabled by our unstinting military assistance.

Posted August 9th, 2018