Regions / Yemen
When our soldiers kill and die in fruitless wars we don’t know about and can’t end, we’re not a democracy anymore — we’re an empire. And perhaps a fading one at that.
As the war on terror enters its 17th year, it's clear that abuses of power by one administration lead to abuses by the next.
Four years ago, the U.S. and the UK signed a landmark treaty to restrict the sale of arms to rights abusers. So why are they still profiting off the atrocities in Yemen?
Imagine telling the family of a fallen soldier they died to ensure Saudi hegemony in the Gulf, an eternal Guantanamo, or the spread of terror groups and refugees.
The war on terror was supposed to be about making our country safer. As a Muslim American, I don’t feel safer at all.
Saudi Arabia's puzzling effort to blacklist its tiny neighbor Qatar begs the question of who's really isolated in the Gulf.
The United States is repeating with Yemen the same errors it made in Iraq.
By putting such a sinister face on it, Trump might have finally inspired lawmakers to rein in America’s post-9/11 war machine.
If the war on terror has taught us one thing, it's that harsh laws targeting non-citizens will eventually be extended to citizens, too.
Instead of helping to avert the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, the Trump administration is adding fuel to the fire.