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Yemen, the real conflict


Yemen Needs Aid, But US Aids Saudi-Led War
As Yemen's cholera epidemic deepens the world's worst humanitarian crisis, fighting and Saudi-led airstrikes prevent international organizations from getting aid to massive numbers of people in desperate need, says Anas Shahari of Save the Children

  July 20, 2017

War & Cholera Decimate Yemen, But Saudi Bombing Gets More US Help
As Yemen's cholera epidemic spirals out of control and millions face famine, Alternet reporter Ben Norton says the U.S. is complicit in the humanitarian crisis caused by Saudi-led war

  July 14, 2017

U.S. Deepens Support for Saudi War on Yemen Even as Al-Qaeda Benefits
In part two of our interview, Professor Sheila Carapico of the University of Richmond says that while the U.S.-backed Saudi-led war on Yemen has caused a humanitarian crisis for civilians, two beneficiaries include the U.S. weapons industry and Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

  May 9, 2017

U.S.-Backed Saudi Assault Could Cause Famine in Yemen
Professor Sheila Carapico of the University of Richmond says the U.S. could help cause a famine in war-struck Yemen if its supports a looming Saudi-led offensive on the port of Hodeida.

  May 7, 2017

After Deadly Navy SEAL Raid, Yemeni Villagers Suffer More U.S. Attacks
In part two of our interview on the U.S. role in Yemen's turmoil, independent journalist Iona Craig discusses her recent reporting that challenged Trump administration claims about the deadly U.S. operation in January that claimed the lives of at least 25 Yemeni civilians and one Navy SEAL. Weeks later, U.S. drone strikes killed more civilians.

  April 5, 2017

In Yemen, Could Growing U.S. Role Lead to Syria-Style Proxy War?
In part one of our interview on expanded U.S. military efforts in Yemen, independent journalist Iona Craig analyzes the Trump administration's escalation of drone strikes and its increasing support for the Saudi-led bombing campaign.

  April 3, 2017

Trump Admin. Moves from Direct Support to Direct Bombing in Yemen
US support for the Saudi-led invasion in Yemen has escalated to include US airstrikes on Al-Qaeda, says CODEPINK's Medea Benjamin

  March 3, 2017

Deaths in U.S. Raids Enable Al-Qaeda's Rising Influence in Yemen
CODEPINK's Medea Benjamin says Trump will continue U.S. policy that enables Saudi Arabia to commit atrocities in the region

  February 5, 2017

Trump Admin. Covers Up Saudi War Crimes in Yemen, Exaggerates Iran's Role
Ben Norton tells Paul Jay that the U.S. and Saudis are overwhelmingly responsible for the atrocities committed in Yemen

  February 3, 2017

Are the U.S. Claims that Iran Is Arming the Yemeni Houthis Credible?
Investigative journalist Gareth Porter scrutinizes the claims made by the U.S. and finds credibility of Its evidence highly questionable

  November 2, 2016

US Escalates Involvement in Yemen
The missile attacks on a US navy ship might serve the role the Gulf of Tonkin incident did in providing justification for US war in Vietnam, says Souciant.com's associate editor Zenab Ahmed

  October 14, 2016

U.S. Weapon Sales Enable Saudi Arabia's Atrocities in Yemen
CODEPINK's Medea Benjamin says the U.S. claims it values democracy while supporting a state that exports terrorism and drops bombs on people at funerals

  October 12, 2016

Saudi Arabia Bombing Yemen To Quell Demonstrations for Democracy
The Saudi-led coalition is not just trying to deter Houthi leaders; they want to ensure that pro-democratic Yemeni demonstrations don't touch the rest of the Arabian peninsula, says Bilal Zenab Ahmed of Souciant.com

  August 23, 2016

US and UK Arms Sales Fueling War Crimes in Yemen
Prof. Sheila Carapico says many humanitarian groups have implicated the US and other Western countries in war crimes in Yemen

  May 2, 2016

US Corporate Media Amplifies Saudi PR Machine
The Intercept's Zaid Jilani says the Saudi Arabian government has been able to present its point of view free of any challenge in the western mainstream media

  January 5, 2016

Yemen Peace Talks Turn into Crisis Management
A resolution to the conflict is at risk because key players that have enormous power in the conflict are not at the table, says Souciant.com associate editor Bilal Ahmed.

  December 17, 2015

Yemen's Peace Talks Amid New Saudi-Led Coalition to Fight IS
Bilal Ahmed, associate editor of Souciant.com, says US pressure and advancement of the Islamic State could be behind the timing of the peace talks between the Houthi rebels and the Saudis

  December 17, 2015

Yemeni Government Returns from Exile as al-Qaeda Expands Foothold
Yemen expert Sama'a Al-Hamdani says it's in the interests of all parties to achieve a political solution as soon as possible because the alternative may be far worse

  September 17, 2015

Why Saudis Derailed Imminent Yemen Deal with Airstrikes
Wall Street Journal UN correspondent Joe Lauria discusses how a former UN envoy came forward with details of a power-sharing deal in Yemen and why Saudi Arabia would want to prevent that deal from becoming a reality.

  April 28, 2015

Houthi Arms Came from Saleh, not Iran
Gareth Porter says the claim that Iran is supplying Houthis with weapons ignores that the group was flush with American arms from ex-president Saleh

  April 25, 2015

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