Daniel Larison

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The House Rejects Arms Sales and Rebukes Trump’s Bogus ‘Emergency’

A majority of both chambers has stated that they oppose these arms sales and the phony “emergency” that Trump and Pompeo made up to circumvent Congress.

Posted July 18th, 2019

The Senate Passes Antiwar Yemen Resolution (S.J.Res. 7)

The Senate has once again delivered an historic rebuke to presidential overreach and an indefensible policy in Yemen.

Posted March 13th, 2019

The Senate Votes on Antiwar Yemen Resolution Tomorrow

Voting to end U.S. involvement in the war is only the first step in bringing peace to Yemen, but it is essential and long overdue.

Posted March 12th, 2019

Ro Khanna’s Case for Restraint and Peace

He and his colleagues in Congress are outlining the principled antiwar and non-interventionist case against Trump’s misadventures.

Posted January 31st, 2019

Congress Has a Chance to Reject the War on Yemen

Today both the House and the Senate have opportunities to do their constitutional duty and to begin extricating the U.S. from a truly shameful, unnecessary war.

Posted December 12th, 2018

Whitewashing McCain’s Support for the War on Yemen

The success of the Sanders-Lee-Murphy resolution this week was as much a rebuke to McCain’s foreign policy legacy as it was a rebuke to Trump’s shameless Saudi First behavior.

Posted November 29th, 2018

The Senate Advances S.J.Res. 54 with a 63-37 Vote

The Trump administration tried everything they could to browbeat the Senate into rejecting the resolution, and this time they completely failed.

Posted November 28th, 2018

The Senate Must Pass S.J.Res. 54

The good news is that the president’s absurd enthusiasm for the Saudi relationship has made it easier to pick up votes against the war in Yemen.

Posted November 27th, 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

The Trump Administration Is Lying to Congress About Yemen

Will lawmakers hold the liars accountable?

Posted September 12th, 2018

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