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Yemen news and analysis from The Nation
September 21, 2021
Progressive Democrats Fight to Limit Defense Spending
The House is poised to pass a military budget this week that’s even bigger than President Joe Biden requested, but left-leaning lawmakers are putting up a fight.
September 2, 2021
The Costs of 20 Years of War
Two decades of war caused the deaths of nearly 1 million people and will cost US taxpayers more than $8 trillion.
May 27, 2021
Biden’s Pledge to Rein In Arms Deals Is Already Eroding
Backed by the weapons industry, Trump secured massive arms sales with Israel and elsewhere in the Middle East. Will Biden be different?
William D. Hartung
April 30, 2021
As Yemen’s Famine Worsens, Biden Does Nothing
It remains unclear what, if anything, Biden has done to stop the Saudi Arabia–led military intervention.
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.
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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.
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.