Congress Takes a Stand against U.S. Involvement in Yemen

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by Giulia McDonnell Nieto Del Rio  In a move hailed by human rights and other activists, the House of Representatives Friday voted to curb US military involvement in the multi-sided civil war in Yemen and review Washington’s strong support for the… Continue Reading  

Blundering Into Yet Another Middle East War

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by Jim Lobe and Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio The Washington elite is waking up to the increasingly real possibility that the Trump administration may be moving the country into yet another Middle East war. And much more quickly than… Continue Reading  

Senate Vote Fails to Block U.S. Munitions Sales to Saudi Arabia

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by Giulia McDonnell Nieto Del Rio In a remarkably close vote Tuesday afternoon, the U.S. Senate rejected an effort by human rights and faith groups to block a major arms sale to Saudi Arabia, whose military campaign in Yemen has brought… Continue Reading