America Dominant Again (in Arms Sales)
by William Hartung
The United States continues to supply the world with arms at the expense of human rights.
How Abraham Lincoln Can Inspire Peace for Yemen
by William Lambers
The postwar "friendship train" campaign involved Americans personally in delivering food to the hungry in Europe, and symbolized the nation's larger commitment to the Marshall Plan. A similar broad effort could help advance the policies needed to end the humanitarian crisis of war and starvation in Yemen.
SOURCE: The New York Times
Will the Virus Trigger a Second Arab Spring?
The coronavirus outbreak is likely to bring into focus the legitimacy and governance deficit of troubled Middle Eastern regimes.
SOURCE: New York Times
Yemen Asks U.S. for Help to Curb Smuggling of Looted Ancient Artifacts
Four years into a civil war, thousands of antiquities have been taken from Yemen’s museums.
Why Are the Green Berets Now Operating on the Saudi Border with Yemen?
by Jeremy Kuzmarov
It's because imperial ambitions are once again driving large countries to decide the fate of small ones.
SOURCE: Facebook page of Christopher A. Tuttle
Saudi coalition bombs a historic site in Yemen and destroys it
Baraqish in Yemen had been restored by the Italians. Now it's in ruin.
SOURCE: The Economist
The religious and cultural heritage being ruined by Yemen's war
The roster of antiquities damaged in the war in Yemen runs long.
Nasser’s Ghost Hovers Over Yemen
by Jesse Ferris
In 1962 Egypt invaded Yemen and Saudi Arabia intervened. Is history repeating itself?
SOURCE: Daniel Pipes Blog
Why Yemen Matters
by Daniel Pipes
The Middle East witnessed something radically new two days ago, when the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia responded to a plea by Yemen's president and led a 10-country coalition to intervene in the air and on the ground in the country.
Radicals Have Taken Over Northern Yemen. Should We Be Worried?
by Juan Cole
The threat to world trade in the Suez Canal has been ignored by the mainstream media in the US.
Will Washington Ever Learn from Its Past Mistakes? Not Likely.
by Tom Engelhardt
Satellite image (from Bing) of what could be the two-year-old U.S. drone base in Saudi Arabia.Originally posted on TomDispatch.com
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