Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “The New York Times”

The Economic War on Yemen

To prevent one of the largest modern famines from claiming the lives of millions of people, the governments responsible for sabotaging Yemen’s economy will have to reverse the destructive policies that have brought the country to its current state.

Posted October 27th, 2018

The Strange Anonymous ‘Resistance’ Op-Ed

There are legitimate political and constitutional remedies for an unfit president, but the anonymous “resistance” official isn’t interested in any of that.

Posted September 5th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Why are U.S. bombs killing civilians in Yemen? The New York Times …

Posted August 31st, 2018

The Saudi Coalition’s Callous Disregard for Yemeni Lives

The entire Saudi coalition war effort is defined by callous disregard for civilian lives.

Posted August 29th, 2018

The War on Yemen’s Horrible Consequences

It is horrifying that it takes the massacre of over three dozen small boys to force our media and our government to pay close attention to what U.S. policy has been making possible for more than three years.

Posted August 15th, 2018

The Aftermath of the Latest Saudi Coalition Massacre

How many more Yemeni schoolchildren will the Saudi coalition have to blow up before Congress acts to put a stop to U.S. support for these atrocities?

Posted August 9th, 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 Dead End of Demanding Denuclearization

One has to assume that the administration is setting such unrealistic goals for diplomacy with North Korea because they don’t want it to succeed.

Posted April 2nd, 2018

Yemen’s Humanitarian Catastrophe: The Most Important Story in the World

The multiple, overlapping disasters of mass starvation and a record-setting cholera epidemic easily make the suffering of Yemen’s civilian population the largest crisis and most important story in the world.

Posted December 28th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Congressional realists could “caucus in a phone booth.” Finlay Lewis profiles eight …

Posted November 17th, 2017

U.S. Support for the Disgraceful War on Yemen Must End

Changing U.S. policy in Yemen and ending our support for the war are more critical than ever.

Posted November 16th, 2017

Indulging Reckless Clients Is a Bipartisan Tradition

It is hard to think of examples where the U.S. has not given allies and clients a free pass for their destabilizing behavior.

Posted November 14th, 2017

Opposed to Endless War? You Might Be an ‘Isolationist’

Invoking “isolationism” in the context of a debate about war authorizations is even worse than the usual error of applying the label to people that reject it.

Posted September 13th, 2017

Ending the Shameful War on Yemen

U.S. support for the war on Yemen has to be made politically toxic in this country before it will be ended.

Posted August 25th, 2017

The Horrifying, Indefensible War on Yemen

“If something’s not done soon, literally hundreds of thousands of children will die.”

Posted August 23rd, 2017

Congress Shouldn’t Pass a New AUMF for the War on ISIS

Passing a new resolution would effectively pardon and reward two presidents for waging an illegal war.

Posted March 27th, 2017

The U.S. Remains Deeply Complicit in the War on Yemen

There are undoubtedly “U.S. fingerprints” on the bombing campaign, but there is more to it than that.

Posted November 14th, 2016