Regions / Yemen
As with Saudi Arabia, the U.S. has long kept bad company: the Shah of Iran, Pinochet, the Greek Colonels, the contras.
As Yemen rapidly disintegrates, the U.S. is turning a blind eye to atrocities committed by its Saudi allies — even as Washington enables them.
The dangers of life as a Muslim leader in the United States weren’t all that drove Anwar al-Awlaki the flee the country.
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.
To hear Saudi leaders tell it, the kingdom is under constant threat from Iran. But graver threats of their own making lurk at home.
80 percent of people in the Arab world's poorest country are in danger of starving to death under a U.S.-backed blockade and bombing campaign.
The Saudi attack on Yemen has been a test run for the new Obama Doctrine.
The Saudis and the Turks are scaling up their support for Syrian jihadists while the Israelis contemplate a new war with Hezbollah.
Saudi Arabia's ongoing war in Yemen does more to highlight the kingdom's isolation than its power.