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The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

War in Yemen a bonanza for U.S. and U.K. arms merchants. Michael Horton explains [1] how the interests of arms manufacturers continue to fuel a disastrous war.

How the brass talked another president into a losing strategy. Mark Perry comments [2] on Trump’s decision to escalate the war in Afghanistan.

Dictators know that only nukes will save them. Daniel DePetris traces [3] the origins of the crisis with North Korea.

How Trump is enabling famine. Jackson Diehl faults [4] the U.S. for helping to create the famine and cholera crises in Yemen.