Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Saudi Arabia”

Saudi Aggression and the War on Yemen

The Saudis and their allies continue escape censure for their well-documented and severe crimes in Yemen.

Posted February 19th, 2018

Haley’s Misleading Op-Ed and the War on Yemen

Haley ignores the far more numerous and egregious violations of international law by the Saudis and their allies.

Posted February 19th, 2018

Dennis Ross’s Shameless Paean to the Saudi War Criminal

The crown prince’s rapid rise is a warning to the U.S. that it needs to disentangle itself from the noxious Saudi relationship as soon as possible.

Posted February 12th, 2018

U.N. Official: Yemen’s Humanitarian Crisis Could Be the Worst in 50 Years

If Yemen’s humanitarian crisis becomes the worst in half a century, it will be because the coalition governments and their Western patrons made it so.

Posted February 9th, 2018

Trump’s Parade and Our Endless Wars

It is telling that he has not encountered nearly as much criticism for his illegal warmaking or his escalations of endless wars.

Posted February 7th, 2018

Foreign Policy and Trump’s First SOTU

The foreign policy section of the speech painted a picture of a thoroughly hard-line and militarized approach to the world that is going to cost the U.S. dearly.

Posted January 30th, 2018

A Setback for the Saudi-Led War on Yemen

The Saudi-led coalition’s poor justification for intervening in Yemen has been completely discredited.

Posted January 30th, 2018

Ryan’s Shameless Pandering to the Gulf States

Because of his position, Ryan’s words give encouragement to reckless clients to continue the destructive and dangerous policies that have already caused immense suffering in several countries.

Posted January 26th, 2018

The Starvation of Yemen Hasn’t Ended

The Saudis and their allies are still trying to strangle Yemen into submission.

Posted January 25th, 2018

Spinning the Saudi Menace

Iran hawks cannot honestly describe what the Saudis are doing in the region.

Posted January 22nd, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

How the U.S. is making the war in Yemen worse. Nicolas Niarchos …

Posted January 19th, 2018

The Disgraceful U.S. Enabling Role in the War on Yemen

There is no justification for what the Saudi-led coalition has been doing to Yemen with our government’s backing.

Posted January 19th, 2018

The Baseless Fear of Iranian ‘Hegemony’

Conjuring up the specter of Iran as a possible regional hegemon is worse than threat inflation. It is threat invention.

Posted January 17th, 2018

The War on Yemen and Trump’s Distorting Iran Obsession

Trump dresses up an indefensible policy as something very different from what it is and hopes that no one is paying close enough attention to notice the deception.

Posted January 15th, 2018

Trump’s ‘Saudi First’ Foreign Policy

Backing one set of rivals to the hilt against their enemies guarantees that the U.S. will continue to be mired in endless conflicts that have nothing to do with American security.

Posted January 15th, 2018

Trump, Iran, and ‘Moral Clarity’

“Moral clarity” is the phrase that is used whenever someone in Washington wants to denounce adversaries for actions that he ignores or excuses when they are committed by governments on “our” side.

Posted January 2nd, 2018

Mattis and the War on Yemen

The quickest and best way for our government to reduce the number of Yemeni civilians killed by the coalition is to withhold all U.S. military assistance from the coalition.

Posted January 2nd, 2018