Trump’s Yemen Veto Could Still Cost Saudis
Democratic lawmaker mulls sanctioning Saudis tied to the humanitarian blockade on the war-torn country.
The Moral Peril of Proxy Wars
It’s not an accident that U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen has been a humanitarian disaster.
Congress Is Finally Done With the War in Yemen
U.S. lawmakers are making a historic push for peace. But a Trump veto is all but assured.
How Citizen Journalists Solved the Mystery of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
On the podcast: The founder of the group Bellingcat on using open sources to investigate war crimes and abuses.
The Arab Spring Is Not Over Yet
Major protests in Algeria and Sudan show that the spirit of 2011 lives on.
In Yemen, Targeting of Aid Workers Risks Unraveling Crisis
Houthi rebels’ attacks on aid workers could deepen the country’s humanitarian crisis.
Defenders of Human Rights Are Making a Comeback
With larger powers in retreat, small countries and civil society groups have stepped up—and they have won some significant victories.
Our Best Weekend Reads
Including Trump’s surprising comments on Syria and Afghanistan and a game of musical chairs at the Pentagon.
My Top 10 Foreign-Policy Wish List for 2019
Peace in Yemen, rapprochement with Russia, and other hopes and dreams for the year ahead.
The Year That Washington Finally Cared About Yemen
Five Reads: The best Foreign Policy stories of 2018 on Yemen.
10 Conflicts to Watch in 2019
As U.S. leadership fades, authoritarian leaders are competing to see how much they can get away with.
Reckless in Riyadh
Five Reads: The best Foreign Policy stories of 2018 on U.S.-Saudi relations and the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Is Yemen’s Torment Finally Ending?
The latest cease-fire raises hopes, but officials fear war could break out again.
Neither Side Gets the Khashoggi Debate Right
The tribalism infecting U.S. domestic politics has unfortunately crept deep into the foreign-policy discourse.
U.N. Body Declares Famine Conditions in Parts of Yemen
World Food Program report expected to further erode support in Washington for Saudi bombings in Yemen.
White House Digs Itself in Deeper on Khashoggi
CIA briefing only hardens senators’ view that Mohammed bin Salman was behind the journalist’s killing.
Facing Sharp Rebuke on Saudi Ties, U.S. Points to Growing Iran Threat
The administration unveiled new evidence that Iran is supplying weapons to militants across the Middle East.
Senate Advances Resolution to End U.S. Support for Saudi-Led War in Yemen
At stake is which branch of the U.S. government is authorized to wage war.
The Other War in Yemen—for Control of the Country’s Internet
Opponents in the civil war use the web to block access, gather intelligence, and even mine cryptocurrency.