A Washington gathering of Persian Gulf autocrats sums up the absurdity of America's relationship with some of the world's most oppressive regimes.
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Saudi Arabia's ongoing war in Yemen does more to highlight the kingdom's isolation than its power.
Washington's support for Yemen's former dictatorship — and of Saudi efforts to sideline the country's nonviolent pro-democracy movement — helped create the current crisis.
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."
The member-states of the Gulf Cooperation Council have realized that the United States, thus far their biggest ally, is really just a fair-weather friend.