Yemen War: Redrawing The Fault lines
The absurdities of Washington’s Yemen policy are striking
The slack-jawed media approach to the story has produced the usual fog of misinformation and confusion
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?
The power of Yemenis of various and even competing tendencies to wage their struggles nonviolently is something that should be acknowledged and encouraged
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
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
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.
Foreign states that go to war in Yemen usually come to regret it
The United States is now involved in two air wars in the Middle East, not to mention more widespread drone actions