Posts Tagged: Yemen
While secretary of state, Hillary Clinton helped engineer the sale of fighter jets now being used to bomb Yemen.
As millions in Yemen face severe hunger, the United States continues to provide the Saudi invasion with arms.
Each year Conn Hallinan presents awards to individuals, companies and governments that make following the news a daily adventure.
Despite the Iran nuclear deal, Washington greenlit the Saudi War against Yemen.
As with Saudi Arabia, the U.S. has long kept bad company: the Shah of Iran, Pinochet, the Greek Colonels, the contras.
The Saudis are wreaking wholesale destruction in Yemen.
Supporting Saudi attacks on Yemen is a way for the U.S. to show the Saudis that Iran is still a mutual adversary.
The Saudi attack on Yemen has been a test run for the new Obama Doctrine.
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.
Before we get cynical about 2014, let's recount the good news from 2013: declining U.S. militarism, a resurgence of diplomacy, and a more forceful global discussion about inequality.