America Is Committing War Crimes and Doesn’t Even Know Why
The United States has spent far more time obscuring its role in the Saudi-led war in Yemen than in explaining any rationale for it.
South Korea Is Going Crazy Over a Handful of Refugees
Feminists, the young, and Islamophobes have allied against desperate Yemenis.
Iran’s Yemeni Proxies Put Oil Shipments in Crosshairs
A Houthi attack on two Saudi oil tankers near Yemen could be an Iranian bid to hammer a key energy choke point.
Yemen on Brink of Catastrophe as U.N. Envoy Pushes for Truce
U.S. backing of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates could be enabling the disaster.
U.S.-Backed Catastrophe Brewing in Yemen
A Gulf-led coalition is preparing to assault a key Yemeni port, risking a fresh humanitarian crisis.
How the UAE’s Chinese-Made Drone Is Changing the War in Yemen
An airstrike that killed a senior Houthi leader shows that the Emirates is growing more assertive in its military operations.
Human Rights Groups Bristling at State Department Report
What’s not in the report is as important as what’s in it.
Senators Demand Answers From Trump Team on Yemen
Administration officials defended their position, but lawmakers weren’t happy with their answers.
Congress, Not Trump, Has the Authority Over War
America's representatives can, and should, end the country's participation in the horrific onslaught on Yemen.
Congress Sours on Saudi Arabia Over Yemen
While the White House fetes the kingdom’s crown prince, lawmakers are running out of patience with Riyadh’s catastrophic war in Yemen.
The Trouble Before the Storm
The past year gives no indication that Trump is ready for a military crisis in the Middle East.
Here’s Where Advocates and Critics of the Iran Nuke Deal Can Agree
Supporters and detractors alike should see an opportunity in Trump's threats to the accord.
10 Conflicts to Watch in 2018
From North Korea to Venezuela, here are the conflicts to watch in 2018.
Trump Nominee Concedes Saudi Siege of Yemen Could Be Violating U.S. Law
Sen. Todd Young lifts a hold on the president’s pick for the next State Department legal advisor, after extracting a promise to review Saudi Arabia’s actions in Yemen.
Haley’s ‘Smoking Gun’ on Iran Met With Skepticism at U.N.
She claims 'undeniable evidence' that Iran is violating U.N. restrictions. But not everyone is on board yet.
U.N. Panel Finds Evidence of Iranian Hardware in Yemeni Rebels’ Missile. And American.
Investigation into weapon’s origins yields clues, but no smoking gun.
Here’s How Both Obama and Trump Stoked the Saudi-Iranian Rivalry
The United States should find a more effective way to deter Tehran and restrain Riyadh.
GOP Senator Presses Trump Administration Over Deadly Saudi Blockade in Yemen
Sen. Todd Young is holding up a key State Department confirmation until the White House helps ease the humanitarian catastrophe in Yemen.
Two Cheers for Rex
The secretary of state has been going through a rough patch, but not all of his endeavors deserve to be pilloried.