Category: Yemen

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Vincent Emanuele: A Tragic Anniversary

In the U.S., those in charge of the Empire don’t fret over the deaths of Iraqi children. Hell, they don’t shed a tear for poor or dying U.S. children, so why should we expect the managers of Empire to offer any mercy to the enemy?

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Stephen Zunes: Powerful nonviolent resistance to armed conflict in Yemen

The power of Yemenis of various and even competing tendencies to wage their struggles nonviolently is something that should be acknowledged and encouraged

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Ramzy Baroud: The Collapse of the Obama Doctrine: Yemen War as an Opportunity?

To suggest that the United States policies in Yemen was a ‘failure’ is an understatement. It implies that the US had at least attempted to succeed

Solaiman M. Fazel: The War in Yemen is Political, Ecological: Forget Sunnis and Shiites

If Yemen is to achieve water and political security, the country has to overcome the deep historical grievances and implement a viable power sharing model

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Vijay Prashad: The Sultans of Arabia intervene in Yemen’s domestic conflict

With Yemen in danger of entering a new order outside Riyad’s control, Saudi Arabia had to act. All talk of Iranian proxies and Shia-Sunni divides obscures Yemen’s real conflict.

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Patrick Cockburn: Saudi Arabia’s airstrikes in Yemen are fuelling the Gulf’s fire

Foreign states that go to war in Yemen usually come to regret it

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Juan Cole: Washington’s 2 Air Wars: alongside Iran in Iraq, Saudis in Yemen

The United States is now involved in two air wars in the Middle East, not to mention more widespread drone actions

Marwan Bishara: Yemen and Beyond

Saudi Arabia, in coordination with several other Arab states, has started airstrikes against Houthi controlled positions and bases to stem the tide of their military advance

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Juan Cole: Does the Houthi Takeover of Yemen’s Sanaa Endanger World Trade?

The fall of the Yemeni government to radical Zaidi tribesmen from Saadah in the north has gone relatively unremarked in the US mass media

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Ramzy Baroud: What the Media Is Not Telling Us About Yemen

Once again, justifying U.S. intervention

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