Category: War and Peace

Marjorie Cohn: Public Pressure Could Halt US Support of Yemen War

US tax dollars are supporting Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, which has already claimed the lives of some 85,000 children, and 12 million more people are likely on the brink of starvation. As Nicholas Kristof wrote in The New York Times, “the starvation does not seem to be an accidental byproduct of war, but rather Read more…

Robert Fisk: Spare Me the American Tears for the Murder of Jamal Khashoggi

This is the dangerous world in which America and its allies now tread, disdainful of the thousands of Muslims who perish under our bombs and missiles and mortars

David Swanson: Yemen, Poisoned Water, and a Green New Deal

Wars and the preparations for more wars consume a huge amount of oil.

Kathy Kelly: Seeing Yemen from Jeju

As wars rage on, every voice crying out in affliction should be heard

Jake Johnson: Ending US Complicity in Saudi Assault on Yemen

In Historic Vote, Senate Advances War Powers Resolution

Kathy Kelly: The Long, Brutal U.S. War on Children in the Middle East

The movements that pressured the U.S. Senate to reject current U.S. foreign policy regarding Saudi Arabia and its war on Yemen will continue raising voices

Juan Cole: Senate Rebukes Trump, Saudis on Yemen, Advances Withdrawal Bill

The Senate slapped the Trump administration around on Wednesday, voting 63-37 to bring to the floor a proposal to end US involvement in the Saudi-led war on Yemen

Juan Cole: Trump stops UN Yemen Ceasefire

The Trump administration has turned against a UN Security Council resolution calling for a Yemen ceasefire and is now blocking it

Nicolas J.S. Davies: Will the new House Dems take on the War Lobby?

The young Americans who turned out in record numbers in this election voted for new, progressive leadership. Now it’s up to Democrats in Congress to deliver on what they voted for

Danny Sjursen: Planet of War

Still Trapped in a Greater Middle Eastern Quagmire, the U.S. Military Prepares for Global Combat

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