Ten years ago, the country’s security forces killed over 800 protestors in broad daylight. Today, no critic is spared in the dictatorship, which receives ample U.S. military aid.
Israel’s crisis is not about democracy but occupation.
America’s divide-and-rule strategy in the Middle East has backfired.
U.S. officials believe that China is vulnerable to its dependency on the region’s oil.
A halt to the fighting in Yemen would be welcome news. But it won’t last without addressing the warring parties’ crimes against civilians.
But if the effort is designed to distract from the Saudi government’s worst abuses — or U.S. support from them — it may backfire.
China brokered an agreement between rivals. Will it transform the Middle East?
Washington has tried to replace international law with a vague “rules-based order” that seemingly only other countries can violate. Ukrainians and Iraqis deserve better.
If the U.S. wants the ICC to prosecute Russia for its many crimes in Ukraine, Washington should join the court too — and receive its judgment.
The call of the peace movement 20 years ago–invading troops out!–should be the call of the peace movement today.