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Yemen news and analysis from The Nation
April 13, 2021
Progressives Call for Action on the Yemen Blockade
Nearly 80 congressional Democrats have called on the Biden administration to increase pressure on Saudi Arabia to lift the blockade immediately.
March 26, 2021
In Yemen, 6 Years of Suffering and Death in an Ill-Fated War
Biden must do more to force Saudi Arabia to end its cruel blockade.
William D. Hartung
March 18, 2021
‘Shall I Take You Back to War? You Know Exactly What War Means.’
Yemen was historically called
(Happy Arabia). Today the United Nations calls it the worst humanitarian crisis in the world.
February 10, 2021
The Suffering Underclass of War-Torn Yemen
“I feel the pain of my homeland as they do,” he said. “There’s no difference between us and them. Our only difference is the color of our skin.”
January 12, 2021
Biden Should Think Big in the Middle East
We must address the interconnected conflicts there as the equivalent of a regional/world war. That requires an international conference under UN auspices.
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July 14, 2020
More Veterans in Congress Could Mean Fewer Wars
Research shows those in government who haven’t experienced combat are more likely to initiate it.
December 23, 2019
What Never-Ending War Does to Kids
In expanding the reach of its military involvement, the United States has left a generation of children traumatized.
October 4, 2019
Jamal Khashoggi’s Murder Shook Everyone—Except Trump
For Trump, outrage over the slaying of the journalist was just the cost of doing business with Saudi Arabia.
October 4, 2019
Why Is Europe Still Fueling the War in Yemen?
Despite attempts to ban arms exports, European countries remain important weapons suppliers to Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
September 23, 2019
Iran Has Called Washington’s Bluff
At the UN, Tehran is challenging the Europeans to defy Washington—and the attack on Saudi oil installations demonstrates that Iran can fight back against US sanctions, whether directly or through proxies.