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The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Ceaseless war puts Yemen on the brink of famine. The AP reports on how Yemen is being starved to death by the Saudi-led coalition.

Life and death in Yemen’s hospitals. The Washington Post reports on the collapsing health care system and famine conditions in Yemen.

The noble American tradition of minding our own business. Bill Kauffman praises the tradition of so-called “isolationism” that opposes killing foreigners and meddling in their affairs.

On loving another country. Andrew Bacevich reminds us of Washington’s advice to avoid passionate attachments to other countries.

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Daniel Larison is a senior editor at TAC, where he also keeps a solo blog. He has been published in the New York Times Book Review, Dallas Morning News, World Politics Review, Politico Magazine, Orthodox Life, Front Porch Republic, The American Scene, and Culture11, and was a columnist for The Week. He holds a PhD in history from the University of Chicago, and resides in Lancaster, PA. Follow him on Twitter.

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