Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “The Washington Post”

Our Despicable, Indefensible Policy in Yemen

As long as the U.S. enables Saudi coalition crimes and then shields them from scrutiny, our government is implicated in both the crime and the cover-up.

Posted August 13th, 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 Week’s Most Interesting Reads

One Yemeni village asks, “Why us?” The Washington Post reports on the …

Posted July 27th, 2018

The Aftermath of a Saudi Coalition Wedding Massacre in Yemen

The Yemenis on the receiving end of these attacks know very well that the U.S. is responsible for enabling the war being waged against them.

Posted July 26th, 2018

Making Yemen’s Humanitarian Catastrophe Even Worse

As they have for the last three years, Yemen’s civilian population pays the price for an unnecessary and atrocious war waged upon them by the Saudi coalition and its Western backers.

Posted May 29th, 2018

Famine Caused by the Saudi Blockade Threatens to Kill Millions

Confronted with the potential mass starvation of millions of people by its clients in a war that it is supporting, the U.S. is doing nothing to stop it.

Posted November 10th, 2017

The Post Gives the Saudi Ambassador a Free Pass

A frustrating example of how little scrutiny and criticism the Saudis tend to face in Western media.

Posted August 7th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Is expanding the U.S. military presence in Syria legal? Sharmine Narwani explains …

Posted August 4th, 2017

The Atrocious War on Yemen and Our Reckless Gulf Clients

As we can see from their senseless war on Yemen, they actively work to make the region less secure than it was before.

Posted January 9th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Ceaseless war puts Yemen on the brink of famine. The AP reports …

Posted January 6th, 2017

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Military-industrial election. Kelley Vlahos reports on the campaign spending of military contractors. …

Posted July 8th, 2016

The Post’s ‘Antidote’ for a Democratic Election

It is telling that the Post thinks that there needs to be an “antidote” to a democratic decision by the citizens of a close ally.

Posted June 27th, 2016

Kasich’s Foreign Policy Recklessness on Display

Kasich has given no thought to the possible negative consequences of the Ukraine policy he endorses, and he doesn’t want to think about them.

Posted April 20th, 2016

Non-Interventionists Don’t Want an ‘Aggressive U.S. Posture in the World’

If Trump favors an “aggressive U.S. posture in the world,” it is safe to say that he doesn’t want have any kind of non-interventionist approach to the world.

Posted March 21st, 2016

Judging Cuba Normalization by an Unfair Standard

Normal relations with one of our closest neighbors should exist as a matter of course.

Posted February 1st, 2016

The Ongoing Failure of the Nuclear Deal’s Opponents

If deal opponents believe they have found a winning legal argument against the deal, they are going to be sorely disappointed.

Posted September 14th, 2015

Why Authorizing the War on ISIS Is a Mistake

It would be a serious mistake to pass a resolution authorizing a war that has already been going on illegally for more than a year.

Posted September 8th, 2015