Category: Saudi Arabia

Glenn Greenwald: The Washington Post, Shame, & Lobbyists

The Washington Post’s particular righteous fury as expressed in words, while understandable in one sense, is very difficult to reconcile with their actual actions

William D. Hartung: Jobs Are No Excuse for Arming a Murderous Regime

The case of Jamal Khashoggi is just one of many reasons for the United States to distance itself from the Saudi regime. The time to act is now

Medea Benjamin: 10 More Reasons to Cut the U.S.-Saudi Alliance

By maintaining close ties with Saudi Arabia, the U.S. is sending a message to citizens around the world that it values money and power over human rights

Patrick Cockburn: Saudi Atrocities in Yemen

The lack of international protests over the war in Yemen, and the involvement of the US and UK as allies of Saudi Arabia and UAE, helps explain one of the mysteries of the Khashoggi disappearance

Rajan Menon: Yemen’s Descent into Hell

A Saudi-American War of Terror

Juan Cole: Ultimate Hypocrisy

Saudi Crown Prince touts Religious Tolerance in NYC

Shireen Al-Adeimi: Yemen’s Crisis is Far Worse

UNICEF says the war in Yemen is killing or wounding five children every single day, but the figure drastically under-counts the real toll of the Saudi-led, U.S.-backed bombing and blockade

Mel Gurtov: Dubious Partnership: The US and Saudi Arabia

Saudi money has effectively lobbied in Washington for many years

Kathy Kelly: Let Yemenis Live

Just over 1,000 days of Saudi-led coalition war against the Houthi rebels in Yemen has been deadly and devastating for Yemeni civilians

Robert Fisk: Mohammed bin Salman & the Arab Bank

There is no evidence he got his teeth into any of the president of the Arab Bank’s money – or tried to – but many Palestinians regard this as a close-run thing

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