Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Houthis”

The Saudi Coalition Can’t Be Trusted with U.S. Weapons

These latest reports are just the most recent evidence that the Saudis and Emiratis are not our allies and cannot be trusted with the weapons and support that our government has eagerly provided them.

Posted February 4th, 2019

Our Complicity in the Crime of Mass Starvation in Yemen

There is no question that the Saudi coalition has been using starvation as a weapon in its war on Yemen, and that by itself should give us a good enough reason to cut off all support to their war effort.

Posted December 7th, 2018

Pompeo’s Mendacious Pro-Saudi Propaganda

Pompeo’s latest apologia on behalf of Saudi Arabia should be dismissed as the mendacious piece of propaganda that it clearly is.

Posted November 27th, 2018

Another Bad Idea on Yemen from the Trump Administration

Labeling the Houthis as a foreign terrorist organization is what the government would do if it wants to ensure that the war continues and escalates further.

Posted November 8th, 2018

The Foreseeable Disaster in Yemen

The truly shameful thing is that the disaster engulfing Yemen right is now is a foreseeable and preventable disaster that our government and the Saudi coalition are allowing to unfold.

Posted October 24th, 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

U.S. Support for the War on Yemen Is Unjust and Must End

The real question is whether the U.S. should remain a party to a war in which our government is aiding and abetting war crimes and supporting despotic regimes as they starve millions of people to death.

Posted September 29th, 2018

No, the Saudis Aren’t ‘Defending Themselves’

The record shows that the Saudis and Emiratis are the international aggressors here.

Posted September 3rd, 2018

There Is No Case for U.S. Support for the War on Yemen

U.S. support for the war on Yemen is indefensible, so it is not surprising that the case for U.S. policy is so weak and riddled with errors.

Posted August 6th, 2018

The Failed Saudi War on Yemen

The war on Yemen has completely failed to achieve any of its goals.

Posted July 30th, 2018

The Indefensible War on Yemen

Supporters of the war on Yemen can’t defend what the Saudi coalition has actually done.

Posted July 6th, 2018

A Saudi Assassination and the War on Yemen

The Saudis have just ensured that the war will drag on and intensify.

Posted May 2nd, 2018

The War on Yemen and Pro-Saudi Propaganda in the West

The only thing worse than the general Western neglect of the war on Yemen is the use of pro-Saudi talking points to describe it.

Posted May 1st, 2018

Friedman’s Fear-mongering About Iran

Friedman is echoing Saudi propaganda used to justify their atrocious war on Yemen.

Posted April 18th, 2018

7 Questions for Mohammed bin Salman

Here are a few questions that future interviewers might consider using.

Posted April 4th, 2018

The War on Yemen Is Indefensible

Now that we can see the horrifying consequences of enabling this war, no one should still be making excuses for such an indefensible policy.

Posted March 22nd, 2018

Mattis’ Weak Case for Supporting the War on Yemen

Every reason Mattis gives for continuing U.S. support for the war is actually a reason to end it.

Posted March 15th, 2018