The Week’s Most Interesting Reads
Libya and the five stages of intervention. Trevor Thrall explains how the U.S. keeps following the same pattern in its failed military interventions.
What’s really wrong with the U.S.-Saudi relationship. Marc Lynch comments on the deeper causes of the rift between Washington and Riyadh.
What have the Saudis done for us lately? Paul Pillar wonders what the U.S. is getting from its relationship with the Saudis.
10 things to know about Yemen’s war. Scott Paul of Oxfam reviews the enormous damage done by the war on Yemen.
Mongolia steps up for snow leopards. Susan Bird explains the significance of the Mongolian parliament’s decision to create a new protected area for snow leopards.