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The Media Echo Chamber Is Silent On The Saudi War On Yemen

Since 2015, the civil war between the Saudi-backed Hadi government and Houthi rebels supported by Iran has killed nearly a hundred thousand Yemenis. Many more have been left impoverished, without access to necessities like food and water.…

Key American Allies in the Middle East Are the Real Tyrants

Think of U.S. policy in the Middle East as the proverbial broken record. Explain it as you will, Washington’s focus always comes back to Iran. Seldom has a country that remains anything but a superpower (even a regional one) loomed larger.…

U.N. rights boss condemns Saudi Arabia’s beheading of 37 men

The U.N. human rights chief on Wednesday condemned the beheadings of 37 Saudi nationals across the kingdom this week, saying most were minority Shi’ite Muslims who may not have had fair trials and at least three were minors when sentenced.…

The Illegal and Immoral War on Yemen

The Wall Street Journal predictably defends Trump’s shameful Yemen veto: His veto of a congressional demand that the U.S. withdraw support from the Saudis in their war in Yemen keeps responsibility for foreign policy in the White House,…