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The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

The U.S.-Saudi starvation blockade. Pat Buchanan condemns the U.S.-backed coalition blockade of Yemen as “inhumane and indefensible.”

60 Minutes imagines a different war in Yemen. Derek Davison faults the news program for failing to report on the U.S. and British role in enabling the war on Yemen.

North Korea is a bad actor, but that doesn’t make it a state sponsor of terrorism. Doug Bandow explains why the Trump administration’s decision to sanction North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism is wrong.

Why new sanctions won’t change Russia’s behavior. Emma Ashford reviews the failure of past sanctions to change Russian policies, and predicts that the latest round of sanctions will produce the same result.

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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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