Neoconservative fairy tales about Syria. Matt Purple debunks some of the most common false claims about Syria and U.S. policy there.

Bombs falling from the sky day and night. Amnesty International reports on likely war crimes committed in northern Yemen as part of the Saudi-led coalition’s campaign.

Why the U.S. may be complicit in war crimes in Yemen. Justin Salhani comments on the findings in the Amnesty report.

Yemen doesn’t need the Obama administration’s “deep concern.” Paul O’Brien calls on Obama to halt U.S. support for the Saudi-led campaign.

Mastering Dothraki. Henry Hitchings reviews David Peterson’s The Art of Language Invention.