Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “H.Con.Res. 138”

House GOP Leadership Moves to Torpedo H.Con.Res. 138

It was a disgraceful stunt when they did it last year, and it’s even more so now that conditions in Yemen have significantly worsened.

Posted November 13th, 2018

Stop the Destruction of Yemen

One of the serious failings in our foreign policy debates, including and especially the debate over the war on Yemen, is our obliviousness to the views of the people harmed by our policies.

Posted November 8th, 2018

The Midterms and the War on Yemen

The change in control of the House may have the greatest impact on U.S. support for the war on Yemen.

Posted November 7th, 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

Yemen Can’t Wait for a Ceasefire

There must be an immediate ceasefire, and that begins with an immediate end to U.S. support for the war.

Posted November 2nd, 2018

Yemen Needs an Immediate Ceasefire

Both Mattis and Pompeo are calling for a cessation of hostilities, but the demand doesn’t seem to be backed up by anything.

Posted October 31st, 2018

Saudi Coalition Massacre Kills 21 at a Market in Yemen

Unless the U.S. cuts off support to the coalition and halts this offensive, there will be many more attacks on civilians like the airstrike on this vegetable market.

Posted October 24th, 2018

Trump’s Record of Failure in the Middle East

It has needlessly escalated conflicts, inflicted collective punishment on tens of millions of people and damaged U.S. interests and our national reputation.

Posted October 18th, 2018

The Exceptionally Weak Case for Supporting the War on Yemen

Critics of U.S. involvement focus on the part of the war that our government makes possible and therefore has the ability to stop.

Posted October 9th, 2018

The Iran Obsession and the Despicable War on Yemen

Helping to destroy and starve Yemen in a vain effort to combat Iranian “expansionism” is one of the most perverse and despicable policies of our time.

Posted October 1st, 2018

Yemen Isn’t ‘Getting Better’, It’s on the Edge of Famine

Trump is so hopelessly clueless about the relevant issues that he thinks that Yemen is “getting better” at a time when all aid agencies are declaring to anyone who will listen that the country is on the precipice of famine.

Posted September 26th, 2018

New Antiwar Resolution on Yemen Introduced in the House

There is growing opposition in Congress to our policy of unconditionally supporting the Saudi coalition as it pulverizes and starves Yemen.

Posted September 26th, 2018