Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Saudi Arabia”

The Historic Antiwar Resolution on Yemen

S.J.Res. 54 challenges decades of Congressional acquiescence to illegal presidential warmaking.

Posted December 13th, 2018

The Senate Passes S.J.Res. 54, 56-41

The passage of the resolution is an important victory in reclaiming Congressional war powers and it is the first vote of its kind under the War Powers Resolution to pass the Senate.

Posted December 13th, 2018

The Saudis Are a Liability to the U.S.

The U.S.-Saudi relationship is not nearly as important or valuable to the U.S. as its apologists claim, and the Saudi government is little more than a liability.

Posted December 13th, 2018

Putting an End to U.S. Involvement in the War on Yemen

It is a credit to the perseverance and determination of war opponents that the war is finally being debated and voted on.

Posted December 12th, 2018

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

The Costs of the War on the People of Yemen

Almost 16 million people are food insecure even with humanitarian food aid.

Posted December 11th, 2018

The Story of a Saudi Coalition Massacre in Yemen

The Arhab massacre is the U.S.-backed war on Yemen in miniature.

Posted December 11th, 2018

Pompeo’s Terrible Diplomacy

This is what happens when someone with nothing but disdain for diplomacy is appointed as our government’s chief diplomat.

Posted December 9th, 2018

Send Trump and the Saudis a Message: End Support for the War on Yemen

Support for the war on Yemen is the definition of a policy that the U.S. doesn’t need to have.

Posted December 9th, 2018

Mohammed bin Salman, Regional Menace

It isn’t surprising that someone as ignorant and hapless as Jared Kushner has been taken in by Mohammed bin Salman, but what is everyone else’s excuse?

Posted December 9th, 2018

The Great Saudi Rip-Off

The U.S. has not only been enabling Saudi coalition war crimes in an unauthorized war for more than three and a half years, but American taxpayers have also been paying far more for the war than we knew.

Posted December 8th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Meet the senators who took Saudi money. Ben Freeman reports on the …

Posted December 7th, 2018

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

240,000 Yemenis Are Already Living in Famine Conditions

To persist in this despicable policy when we can clearly see the destructive effects it is having on millions of innocent people would very simply be evil.

Posted December 7th, 2018

The Trump Administration’s Two-Faced Yemen Policy

The Trump administration unsurprisingly would like to have things both ways: deny that the U.S. is a party to the conflict, but also fight as hard as possible to make sure that the U.S. remains involved in it.

Posted December 6th, 2018

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 Backlash Against Trump’s ‘No Daylight’ Saudi Policy

The funny thing about a slavish “no daylight” approach to any international relationship is that it harms the relationship in question while discrediting the administration that is bending over backwards to preserve it.

Posted December 5th, 2018