Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “UAE”

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

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

America’s Gulf “allies” are making the world a more dangerous place. Kate …

Posted August 17th, 2018

The Perils of Trump’s Iran Obsession

Obsessing over a non-existent Iranian threat to U.S. interests obviously has nothing to do with American security.

Posted August 13th, 2018

The U.S. Is Deeply Complicit in Saudi Coalition Crimes in Yemen

U.S. support for the Saudi coalition is essential to their war effort, and that makes our government deeply complicit in what the coalition does in Yemen.

Posted August 13th, 2018

Saudi Arabia Picks Another Stupid, Unnecessary Fight

The Saudi overreaction is another example of Riyadh’s bungling, combative foreign policy that has become all too familiar over the last three years.

Posted August 6th, 2018

How the War on Yemen Helps Al Qaeda

Insofar as the U.S. has any security interests in Yemen, supporting a war that strengthens and relies on the local Al Qaeda affiliate damages and undermines those interests.

Posted August 6th, 2018

A Saudi Coalition Hospital Massacre in Hodeidah

These attacks demonstrate the coalition’s blatant disregard for civilian lives.

Posted August 2nd, 2018

The War on Qatar That Almost Happened

The story shows that the U.S. can successfully rein in its reckless clients when it wants to.

Posted August 2nd, 2018

The Failed Saudi War on Yemen

The war on Yemen has completely failed to achieve any of its goals.

Posted July 30th, 2018

‘Arab NATO’: A Terrible Idea That Won’t Die

Creating a new alliance would mean adding even more burdens when we need to reduce them, and it would further ensnare us in the rivalries of a region that matters very little to U.S. security.

Posted July 30th, 2018

A Very Unsatisfying U.S. Response to the UAE’s Torture Prisons

The UAE certainly can’t be relied on to investigate itself in this matter, and the U.S. shouldn’t be satisfied with their self-serving denials.

Posted July 19th, 2018

The War on Yemen’s Invisible Victims

Yemenis perish from starvation every day, but their suffering and death remain largely invisible to the outside world.

Posted July 17th, 2018

The War on Yemen and Pompeo’s Pathetic Propaganda

Instead of condemning the coalition for putting millions of Yemeni lives in jeopardy, the U.S. helps them to attack their impoverished neighbor.

Posted June 28th, 2018

The UAE Runs Torture Prisons in ‘Liberated’ Yemen

The UAE is likely creating many more terrorists with its brutal treatment of Yemeni detainees.

Posted June 20th, 2018

‘Relief Plan’ Issued By Saudi Arabia is a Gimmick

They are the main cause of the world’s worst humanitarian crisis right now.

Posted June 20th, 2018

The Destabilizing and Reckless Mohammed bin Salman

The crown prince has made many enemies with his hasty and reckless behavior, and those enemies can only be encouraged when they see that he doesn’t seem to know what he’s doing.

Posted June 19th, 2018

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

What happens if mass starvation takes hold in Yemen? Alex de Waal …

Posted June 15th, 2018