Regions / Saudi Arabia
The Saudi-led coalition intervening in Yemen has more in common with 19th-century Europe than the 21st-century Middle East.
The Yemen war is a variation on an old theme, where despotic regimes in the Middle East call on the United States to do their dirty work.
The Saudi intervention in Yemen perpetuates the lawlessness of the so-called "War on Terror."
Just like the Islamist State, Saudi Arabia flogs and prescribes hanging and stoning to death.
Ideological affinity makes it difficult for Saudi Arabia to distance itself from the Islamic State.
The fate of one Shi’ite cleric hangs over the Gulf like a sword of Damocles.
The U.S. government continues to turn a blind eye to the medieval forms of torture meted out by its Saudi allies.
Despite resistance on the parts of both countries, détente between Iran and the United States is preordained.
Five bedrock delusions keep America mired in the Middle East, to everyone's detriment.
In the smallest Gulf kingdoms, upwards of 90 percent of residents are immigrant laborers. Many face unspeakable abuse.