Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “U.N.”

The Saudi Coalition’s Insidious ‘Weaponization of Disease’

Saudi coalition forces are intentionally damaging and destroying infrastructure that Yemenis need to prevent the spread of cholera in an insidious use of preventable disease as a weapon against the civilian population.

Posted July 30th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The U.N. must act in Yemen. Bruce Riedel reviews the current state …

Posted June 29th, 2018

Withdrawing from the Human Rights Council Is a Mistake

Withdrawing from the council can only benefit the worst governments in the world.

Posted June 19th, 2018

The Trump Administration Is Backing the Saudi Coalition Attack on Hodeidah

When push comes to shove, the Trump administration won’t oppose an attack that everyone acknowledges will be catastrophic for the civilian population of Yemen.

Posted June 10th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

UAE says it can’t control Yemeni forces–even as it hands them bags …

Posted June 8th, 2018

U.N.: A Coalition Attack on Hodeidah Could Cause 250,000 Deaths

If the U.S. supports a coalition attack on Hodeidah, it will be helping to cause massive loss of life and possibly even the largest famine in decades.

Posted June 8th, 2018

Three Years of the Senseless, Unnecessary War on Yemen

It has created the world’s worst humanitarian crisis, and it was all entirely unnecessary.

Posted March 26th, 2018

Ignoring Saudi War Crimes at the U.N.

The U.S. and its allies on the Security Council are fixated on alleged Iranian violations of an embargo while ignoring truly grave crimes and atrocities carried out by coalition forces

Posted February 23rd, 2018

The U.N. General Assembly Rebukes the Trump Administration

When that many allied and friendly governments tell the administration that they are in the wrong, it would be wise to rethink the decision that earned the U.S. this rebuke.

Posted December 21st, 2017

Haley’s Petty Threats at the U.N.

There is nothing quite so pitiful as having the representative of the world’s lone superpower whining about how mean the other members of the U.N. are being.

Posted December 19th, 2017

The Saudi Blockade Keeps Killing Yemenis with Starvation and Disease

The longer that the Saudis and their allies keep strangling the country, the worse these conditions will get.

Posted December 4th, 2017

U.N.: ‘Untold Thousands’ Will Die in Yemen Because of Blockade

The civilian population of Yemen is made to suffer all these things because of a war that the coalition can’t win.

Posted November 17th, 2017

Saudi Propaganda and the Starvation of Yemen

According to a U.N. panel, there is no evidence to support the coalition’s missile claim.

Posted November 17th, 2017

Yemen Is Being Strangled to Death

The Saudis and their allies are deliberately trying to strangle the civilian population by depriving them of essential food and medicine.

Posted November 14th, 2017

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

Yemen Faces Largest Famine in Decades Because of Saudi Blockade

Unless the coalition blockade is relaxed, it will kill a huge number of innocent Yemenis.

Posted November 8th, 2017

Trump’s Weird Offer to Meet Rouhani

If this bungled attempt at making contact with Iran is any indication of how the administration thinks diplomacy is supposed to work, things are much worse than we thought.

Posted November 2nd, 2017