Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “UAE”

Yemen’s Humanitarian Catastrophe Keeps Getting Worse

These are the horrors that U.S. support for the war on Yemen helps make possible.

Posted February 14th, 2019

House Passes H.J.Res 37, 248-177

Despite the fear-mongering of pro-Saudi hawks, most House members understood that the war serves no American interests.

Posted February 13th, 2019

Antiwar Yemen Resolution Is Expected to Pass Today

The passage of the resolutions in the House and the Senate is only the beginning of an overdue effort to pressure the Saudi coalition to end their war.

Posted February 13th, 2019

Put an End to U.S. Support for the War on Yemen

Our Yemen policy remains as despicable and indefensible as ever.

Posted February 5th, 2019

The Saudi Coalition Can’t Be Trusted with U.S. Weapons

These latest reports are just the most recent evidence that the Saudis and Emiratis are not our allies and cannot be trusted with the weapons and support that our government has eagerly provided them.

Posted February 4th, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Detainees describe an American presence in torture chambers. Spencer Ackerman reports on …

Posted February 1st, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Making up monsters to destroy. Damir Marusic reviews Robert Kagan’s The Jungle …

Posted January 18th, 2019

Congress Can End U.S. Involvement in the War on Yemen

Reasserting Congress’ constitutional role to end our participation in a truly horrific war is long overdue.

Posted January 16th, 2019

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Annotation of the Pentagon report to Congress on detainee abuse by U.S. …

Posted January 11th, 2019

The ‘Force for Good’ That Enables Mass Starvation in Yemen

The Secretary cannot square his self-righteous pronouncements about America as a “force for good” with the policy of backing the Saudi coalition as it massacres civilians and causes millions to starve.

Posted January 10th, 2019

Pompeo’s Exercise in Arrogant Self-Congratulation

The same people that have helped some of the world’s worst governments blow up civilians and starve millions of people in Yemen want to be applauded for their good work.

Posted January 10th, 2019

A Deceptive Defense Department Report on Torture in Yemen

The U.S. position on the UAE’s torture of detainees in Yemen is a disgraceful case of “see no evil, hear no evil.”

Posted January 8th, 2019

The Interminable Qatar Crisis

Zinni was given a hopeless assignment.

Posted January 8th, 2019

Pompeo’s Shameless Pro-Saudi Speech

Holding up the Saudis as an example to follow on human rights and the rule of law would be a bad joke at the best of times.

Posted January 7th, 2019

The U.S. Is On the Side of Terrorists and War Criminals in Yemen

The U.S. continues to support a war that not only benefits jihadists by sowing chaos, but it also backs the governments that directly finance and arm those same terrorists.

Posted December 31st, 2018

Mattis’ Yemen Legacy

Our government’s support for the war on Yemen was and remains indefensible, and Mattis did everything he could to rationalize it and keep U.S. support for it going.

Posted December 28th, 2018

The Saudi-Made Famine in Yemen

The Saudi coalition’s responsibility for causing mass starvation in Yemen is not seriously in dispute.

Posted December 27th, 2018