On how many countries is U.S. ordnance falling at the moment? Some put the total at six; others, seven. For the record, those seven would be Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Pakistan, Somalia, Syria, and, oh yes, Yemen.
Ironically, 60 percent of the humanitarian aid money to Yemen comes from countries involved in bombing the country or supplying weapons to the coalition.
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 latest air strikes against Isis are happening because the last offensive created a power vacuum. There’s a good bet that will happen this time too.
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.
Saudi Arabia’s involvement in Yemen has only destroyed lives and created a state of total chaos, and the U.S. government is complicit in the carnage.
The U.S. should stop feeding the flames and instead join with the European Union and demand an immediate ceasefire, humanitarian aid, and a political solution among the Yemenis themselves.