Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “The Washington Post”

The Saudis and Emiratis Are Destabilizing Another Country

The Saudis and the UAE have been destabilizing several countries in the region for many years, and this episode in Libya is just the latest in a string of their ill-conceived power plays.

Posted April 16th, 2019

Ending U.S. Involvement Is Necessary for Peace in Yemen

No one who genuinely wants peace in Yemen thinks that the U.S. should keep backing the war.

Posted March 19th, 2019

The Saudi Government Has No Credibility

If the Saudi government was willing to lie so blatantly for weeks about their responsibility for the murder, why should anyone believe what they say about the circumstances of the murder?

Posted October 15th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Congress is forcing a confrontation with Saudi Arabia. Mohamad Bazzi comments on …

Posted October 12th, 2018

The Saudis Need to Release Jamal Khashoggi

They have not only unjustly detained a high-profile critic, they’ve done so in a way that guaranteed it would become a major story.

Posted October 3rd, 2018

Congress Needs to Force an End to U.S. Involvement in the War on Yemen

Congress has to force the administration to withdraw from this war, and a war powers challenge is the best available way to do that.

Posted September 17th, 2018

End the War on Yemen

U.S. involvement must end at once, but beyond that it is crucial that the U.S. never enable another senseless war like this again.

Posted August 18th, 2018

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