The United States is complicit in this carnage. Experts say the Suadi-led coalition would be grounded if Washington withheld its support.
The reality remains that the US continues to provide key support to Saudi Arabia’s war, and therefore to its war crimes.
A sale of major arms to Saudi Arabia signals that the U.S. is all-in on a senseless war that has created one of the world's largest humanitarian emergencies.
The final 28 pages of the 9/11 Commission Report finally were declassified on Friday. Despite mainstream media protestations that the information does not directly incriminate the Saudi government in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the U.S., the new release provides enough information about indirect Saudi involvement that we...
According to the report, at least 785 children were killed and 1,168 injured in Yemen last year alone, 60 percent by coalition airstrikes.
The power vacuum helps explain the self-destructive nature of Saudi foreign policy that suddenly shifted from cautious use of its vast oil wealth to further its aims, to a militarized and confrontational pursuit of foreign policy objectives.
One concrete outcome that President Obama could pursue on his visit to Saudi Arabia is saving the lives of three Shia youth sentenced to be executed, most likely by beheading, for participating in nonviolent protests. Sparing their lives could also help ease the Shia/Sunni tensions that have engulfed the region.
Saudi Arabia has led a devastating campaign of unlawful bombardment of civilian targets in Yemen. And now President Obama has authorized the sale of over 18,000 bombs and 1,500 warheads to Saudi Arabia. Sign the petition to cancel the sale.