Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Saudi Arabia”

The ‘Neo-American Era’ Is Over Before It Began

Mead describes U.S. clients in the region as “useful allies,” but none of them has proven to be useful at doing very much except causing more headaches for the U.S. and implicating us in their crimes.

Posted May 15th, 2018

A Saudi Coalition Attack on Hodeidah Would Be Disastrous

The humanitarian crisis is already the worst in the world, but attacking the port would still manage make it even worse.

Posted May 14th, 2018

The Iran Obsession and Our Reckless Clients

Reneging on the nuclear deal is just the latest in a series of bad decisions that Trump has made that give the Israeli and Saudi governments whatever they want no matter the consequences for U.S. interests.

Posted May 9th, 2018

A Saudi Coalition Massacre in Sanaa

These are the crimes that the U.S. is aiding and abetting as long as it provides military assistance to the Saudis and their allies.

Posted May 7th, 2018

The U.S. Must End Its Support for the War on Yemen

U.S. involvement in the war on Yemen is more extensive than the …

Posted May 5th, 2018

The Saudi Coalition’s Starvation of Yemen Hasn’t Ended

The crisis in Yemen is entirely man-made, and the Saudi coalition bears a huge share of the responsibility for creating it.

Posted May 5th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Starving Yemeni mothers skip meals to feed their children. The AP reports …

Posted May 4th, 2018

A Saudi Assassination and the War on Yemen

The Saudis have just ensured that the war will drag on and intensify.

Posted May 2nd, 2018

The War on Yemen and Pro-Saudi Propaganda in the West

The only thing worse than the general Western neglect of the war on Yemen is the use of pro-Saudi talking points to describe it.

Posted May 1st, 2018

Our Useless Clients and Trump’s Misguided Plan for Syria

It would be a terrible mistake to invite these governments to occupy Syrian territory in any case.

Posted April 28th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The Saudis tell more lies about Yemen. Stephen Snyder reports on the …

Posted April 27th, 2018

Saudi Lies and the War on Yemen

Since there is nothing to back up their warnings about threats to international shipping from Yemen, the Saudis are reduced to making things up out of thin air.

Posted April 26th, 2018

The Saudi Coalition’s Despicable Attacks on Yemeni Civilians

The U.S. must halt its support for the Saudi-led war on Yemen, or it will be aiding and abetting more slaughters like the ones we have seen in the last week.

Posted April 24th, 2018

The Enduring Shame of U.S. Support for the War on Yemen

The Senate made a horrible mistake when it refused to cut off military support for this atrocious war.

Posted April 23rd, 2018

Saudi Coalition Kills 33 At a Yemeni Wedding Party

The Saudi coalition keeps carrying out these attacks with no regard for the lives of civilians, and our government continues to arm and refuel their planes as they do it.

Posted April 23rd, 2018

State Department Report Whitewashes Saudi War Crimes in Yemen

Our government has been aiding and abetting Saudi coalition war crimes for three years straight. The administration doesn’t want people knowing that, and that is why the State Department’s report says nothing about these crimes.

Posted April 22nd, 2018

The U.S. Is Still Enabling Saudi War Crimes in Yemen

The coalition uses the weapons and refueling that the U.S. provides to deprive displaced people of clean drinking water.

Posted April 17th, 2018