Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “UAE”

A Shameful Op-Ed on Yemen

Carrying water for the Saudis and Emiratis has nothing to do with demonstrating support for the people of Yemen.

Posted June 25th, 2019

Pompeo’s Appalling Yemen Lies

If anyone can be blamed for conceiving of and perpetuating the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, it is the Saudi and Emirati governments that the U.S. has supported for years.

Posted June 24th, 2019

Senate Passes Disapproval Resolutions on Arms Sales

Both U.S. involvement in the war on Yemen and the arms sales are continuing mostly because of the president, and he owns the consequences of this despicable policy.

Posted June 20th, 2019

Senate Votes Tomorrow on Disapproving Arms Sales to Saudis and UAE

Passing these resolutions would send a clear message that the Senate won’t tolerate being bypassed and circumvented.

Posted June 19th, 2019

Yemen’s New Cholera Outbreak Keeps Spreading

Nearly three-quarters of a million Yemenis have contracted cholera in 2019 alone.

Posted June 19th, 2019

Saudi Coalition Bombing Causes 2/3 of Yemeni Civilian Casualties

In those areas that have come under the heaviest and most indiscriminate bombing, the percentage of civilian casualties caused by Saudi coalition airstrikes rises to 75%.

Posted June 18th, 2019

Pompeo Shamefully Covers for the Saudis Again

Pompeo has just proven once again that there is nothing the Trump administration won’t do to cover for Saudi Arabia.

Posted June 18th, 2019

Pompeo’s ‘Blame Iran First’ Propaganda

The false claim that Iran was behind the attack in Kabul is of a piece with the administration’s propaganda efforts to tie Iran to anything and everything that goes wrong in the wider region.

Posted June 15th, 2019

The Real Emergency Is in Yemen

If Trump gets away with his bogus arms sales “emergency,” the real emergency in Yemen will only get worse.

Posted June 13th, 2019

The Bogus ‘Emergency’ and the War on Yemen

The “emergency” is a lie in service to an evil cause.

Posted June 12th, 2019

The House Fights Back Against the Bogus ‘Emergency’

The House should approve all of these resolutions of disapproval.

Posted June 12th, 2019

Challenging the Noxious U.S.-Saudi Relationship

The Murphy-Young legislation is just the latest example of how the president’s obnoxious subservience to the Saudis and the UAE has provoked growing dissatisfaction and resistance among our representatives in Washington.

Posted June 9th, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Reckless in Riyadh. Daniel Benjamin and Steven Simon recount the short, destructive …

Posted June 7th, 2019

Trump’s Latest Giveaway to the Saudis

Arming the war criminals in Riyadh is shameful, circumventing Congress to do it over their objections is obnoxious, and handing the Saudis U.S. technology is irresponsible.

Posted June 7th, 2019

The Failed Qatar Blockade and the Reckless Saudis

The total failure to force Qatar to make any concessions provides more evidence that “maximum pressure” campaigns combined with maximalist, unreasonable demands cannot achieve any of their goals.

Posted June 6th, 2019

The Former Raytheon Lobbyist and the Bogus ‘Emergency’

This is not the first time that Faulkner was involved in a shady, unethical decision affecting arms sales to the Saudis and the UAE.

Posted June 5th, 2019

The Senate Fights Back Against the Bogus ‘Emergency’

The Senate should disapprove of all of these arms sales to make clear to the president that his latest abuse is unacceptable.

Posted June 5th, 2019