Congress Can Help End the Suffering in Yemen

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by William D. Hartung The Saudi intervention in Yemen—carried out with U.S support—ranks alongside the war in Syria as the world’s worst humanitarian catastrophe. Without concerted action by Congress, things will get worse before they get better. The people of Yemen… Continue Reading  

NGOs Push Senators to Support Yemen Resolution

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by Derek Davison A group of over 40 NGOs have signed on to an open letter calling on senators to support SJRes54, a joint resolution introduced last month by Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Mike Lee (R-UT), and Chris Murphy (D-CT).… Continue Reading  

Preventing Preemptive War with North Korea

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by Charles Davis What’s wrong with a little hysteria when Donald J. Trump is the most powerful man on earth? In October 2017, when the worst possible human being one could imagine calling “president” is in fact the president, hysterics… Continue Reading  

Trump Slams Iran Deal at UN: What Next?

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by Mitchell Plitnick Donald Trump gave his first address to the United Nations General Assembly yesterday, and he lived up to his billing. Trump used a forum for diplomacy to threaten to annihilate an entire country, and to denounce an… 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