Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Mike Lee”

Congress Needs to Stop All U.S. Support for the War on Yemen Now

The only way that Congress can rein in the coalition and end U.S. complicity in their crimes is to cut off all military assistance at once.

Posted July 25th, 2018

The Senate Votes to Kill S.J.Res. 54

Congressional opposition seems to be growing but it wasn’t enough: U.S. military support for Saudi war on Yemen will continue illegally.

Posted March 20th, 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

Congress Should Ignore Trump and Vote for S.J.Res. 54

If good relations with Riyadh require that the U.S. aids and abets their war crimes and crimes against humanity, that is proof that the relationship is not worth preserving in its present state.

Posted March 18th, 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

Bringing Montenegro into NATO Is a Mistake

It is foolish to extend a new security guarantee to a country that can’t possibly make us or the alliance more secure.

Posted March 28th, 2017

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

Reform Conservatives and Foreign Policy: The Case of Rubio

Jim Antle highlights the work of Senators Lee and Paul in promoting …

Posted July 8th, 2014

The SOTU and the Four Republican Responses

This report on the four (yes, four) Republican responses to tonight’s speech …

Posted January 28th, 2014

Mike Lee’s Utah Problem

It is a common assumption that leading supporters of the GOP’s defunding/shutdown …

Posted October 23rd, 2013

Fighting for the Sake of Fighting (II)

This is a remarkable quote from Sen. Mike Lee on the shutdown …

Posted October 22nd, 2013

Escaping from Fantasy Politics

Ross Douthat suggests an alternative to “fantasy politics”: Well, I suppose one …

Posted October 11th, 2013

Senate Republicans Make a Spectacle of Themselves

The bizarre anti-Hagel effort has attached itself to the worst mistakes of the Bush administration.

Posted February 14th, 2013

American Exceptionalism and Dissident Conservatives

I don’t want to keep dwelling on the Pletka article all day, …

Posted January 4th, 2013