Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Peter Salisbury”

How the World Failed Yemen

The famine that is already devouring the lives of many innocent Yemenis was foreseen long ago.

Posted December 5th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Yemen’s Hodeidah offensive: once avoidable, now imminent. Peter Salisbury warns that the …

Posted September 21st, 2018

The Trump Administration Is Paving the Way for Disaster in Yemen

If you want a lesson in how to throw away all leverage and do the bidding of your clients, just copy what the Trump administration has done with the Saudis and Emiratis in Yemen.

Posted September 20th, 2018

Ignoring U.S. Complicity in the Destruction of Yemen

Several major Western governments are deeply complicit in the destruction of Yemen.

Posted November 20th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Saudi Arabia’s assault on Yemen will cause mass starvation. Peter Salisbury reviews …

Posted May 5th, 2017

Yemen Is Being Starved to Death

The effect of the war on the people of Yemen is irrelevant to the coalition’s patrons so long as their despotic clients are satisfied.

Posted October 6th, 2016

Obama’s Horrible Legacy in Yemen

Thanks to Obama’s indulgence of the Saudis, millions of Yemenis are on the brink of famine.

Posted September 26th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The myth of American retreat. William Ruger reviews Robert Lieber’s Retreat and …

Posted September 16th, 2016

Yemen Needs Peace, But the U.S. Isn’t a Credible Mediator

It isn’t possible for the U.S. to be a credible broker between the warring parties when Washington has thrown its weight firmly behind the Saudis and their allies.

Posted August 26th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Ending endless war. Andrew Bacevich makes some suggestions for how the U.S. …

Posted August 19th, 2016

Why the U.N.’s Decision to Cave Under Saudi Pressure Matters

Yielding to what Ban calls “unacceptable” pressure rewards these governments for exerting it.

Posted June 9th, 2016

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why Obama’s overshadowed visit to Argentina matters. Catherine Addington explains the significance …

Posted April 1st, 2016

The U.S. and Its Clients Are Destroying Yemen

Yemen continues to be stalked by the specter of famine.

Posted December 2nd, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Debunking the bad arguments against the nuclear deal. Nicholas Miller refutes five …

Posted August 14th, 2015

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Saudi Arabia’s coming quagmire. Peter Salisbury explains the background to the current …

Posted April 3rd, 2015