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The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Making up monsters to destroy. Damir Marusic reviews [1] Robert Kagan’s The Jungle Grows Back.

The Saudi government’s global campaign to silence critics. Sarah Aziza reports [2] on the growing number of people fleeing Saudi Arabia and the Saudi government’s efforts to intimidate and threaten them.

Despite denials, documents reveal U.S. training UAE forces for combat in Yemen. Nick Turse reports [3] on new evidence of U.S. involvement in the war on Yemen that contradicts the official line from the Pentagon.