Despite the Iran nuclear deal, Washington greenlit the Saudi War against Yemen.
U.S. and Saudi Arabia: A Toxic Alliance
As with Saudi Arabia, the U.S. has long kept bad company: the Shah of Iran, Pinochet, the Greek Colonels, the contras.
Saudi Arabia Adds Insult to Injury in Yemen
The Saudis are wreaking wholesale destruction in Yemen.
Why Exactly Is the U.S. at War 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.
Deconstructing the Mainstream Narrative About the Saudi War on Yemen
The Saudi attack on Yemen has been a test run for the new Obama Doctrine.
The Gulf Cooperation Council Clueless About New Security Measures
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.
Reasons To Be Cheerful
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.
Integrating women into environmental decision-making is critical to addressing the issues arising from climate change.
Yemen: Chaos, Conflict, and Revolution
Few in the West know that Yemen is not just the only state in the Arabian Peninsula with a republican form of government, but it was the first to grant voting rights to women.
In a Changing Middle East, Israel and Saudi Arabia Cling Together
As unrest simmers in the Middle East and the United States edges toward detente with Iran, Israel and Saudi Arabia are trying to ride out the storm together.