Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “UAE”

The Historic Antiwar Resolution on Yemen

S.J.Res. 54 challenges decades of Congressional acquiescence to illegal presidential warmaking.

Posted December 13th, 2018

The Senate Passes S.J.Res. 54, 56-41

The passage of the resolution is an important victory in reclaiming Congressional war powers and it is the first vote of its kind under the War Powers Resolution to pass the Senate.

Posted December 13th, 2018

Putting an End to U.S. Involvement in the War on Yemen

It is a credit to the perseverance and determination of war opponents that the war is finally being debated and voted on.

Posted December 12th, 2018

The Story of a Saudi Coalition Massacre in Yemen

The Arhab massacre is the U.S.-backed war on Yemen in miniature.

Posted December 11th, 2018

Send Trump and the Saudis a Message: End Support for the War on Yemen

Support for the war on Yemen is the definition of a policy that the U.S. doesn’t need to have.

Posted December 9th, 2018

The Great Saudi Rip-Off

The U.S. has not only been enabling Saudi coalition war crimes in an unauthorized war for more than three and a half years, but American taxpayers have also been paying far more for the war than we knew.

Posted December 8th, 2018

Our Complicity in the Crime of Mass Starvation in Yemen

There is no question that the Saudi coalition has been using starvation as a weapon in its war on Yemen, and that by itself should give us a good enough reason to cut off all support to their war effort.

Posted December 7th, 2018

240,000 Yemenis Are Already Living in Famine Conditions

To persist in this despicable policy when we can clearly see the destructive effects it is having on millions of innocent people would very simply be evil.

Posted December 7th, 2018

The Trump Administration’s Two-Faced Yemen Policy

The Trump administration unsurprisingly would like to have things both ways: deny that the U.S. is a party to the conflict, but also fight as hard as possible to make sure that the U.S. remains involved in it.

Posted December 6th, 2018

How the World Failed Yemen

The famine that is already devouring the lives of many innocent Yemenis was foreseen long ago.

Posted December 5th, 2018

Corker: ‘Zero Question’ Mohammed bin Salman Ordered Khashoggi Murder

Corker’s comments confirm what we have all assumed for the last two months.

Posted December 4th, 2018

Yemen and the Crime of Mass Starvation

Mohammed bin Salman and Mohamed bin Zayed are the architects of the worst famine in decades.

Posted December 4th, 2018

Why Lies About the War on Yemen Matter

Lies about the war on Yemen matter because they give cover to heinous abuses by the Saudi and Emirati governments, they misrepresent the real causes of the war, and therefore they make it that much harder to bring the war to a close.

Posted December 3rd, 2018

Report: Saudi Coalition Diverting Weapons to Yemeni Militias

Here is one more reason why the U.S. and other Western governments should get out of the business of selling arms to the Saudis and Emiratis.

Posted December 3rd, 2018

The U.S. Continues Enabling Crimes Against Humanity in Yemen

The Trump administration has willingly become a partner in destroying and starving an entire country.

Posted December 1st, 2018

Pompeo’s Mendacious Pro-Saudi Propaganda

Pompeo’s latest apologia on behalf of Saudi Arabia should be dismissed as the mendacious piece of propaganda that it clearly is.

Posted November 27th, 2018

The Senate Must Pass S.J.Res. 54

The good news is that the president’s absurd enthusiasm for the Saudi relationship has made it easier to pick up votes against the war in Yemen.

Posted November 27th, 2018