The Human Toll of Yemen’s Unending War

With the country's health services decimated by conflict, cholera is raging through the civilian population.

The Cable

Saudi Arms Sale Hits Possible Senate Roadblock

Some lawmakers are fed up with Saudi Arabia’s bombing campaign in Yemen and oppose plans to sell Riyadh more U.S.-made munitions.


One Yemeni Governor Wants Trump to Know: You’re Fighting al Qaeda All Wrong

It's local forces and economic assistance that will defeat jihadism, Maj. Gen. Ahmed Saeed bin Bourek says, not drone strikes.

The Cable

Defiant Congress Sparks Showdown With Trump Over Saudi Arms Deal

Though the opposition may be largely symbolic, lawmakers are clearly growing tired of unconditional support for the Gulf kingdom.

Shadow Government

If Trump Doubles Down on the Saudi War in Yemen, Millions Could Starve

Countless Yemeni lives hang in the balance as Trump gears up to deepen U.S. security cooperation with Saudi Arabia.

The Cable

Tillerson, Mattis Seek to Mend Fences With Saudi Arabia

Goodbye, Iran deal tensions. Hello, counterterror cooperation and investment.


Yemen Lashes Out At D.C. Briefing By Human Rights Activists

The Yemeni embassy seeks to discredit civil society advocates holding an event on Capitol Hill. What are they afraid of?


Happy Anniversary to America’s Shameful Travesty of a War in Yemen

After two years and thousands of civilian casualties, the Trump administration needs to realize it can’t win a war that has no point.

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