Congress Takes Aim at Yemen War

by Derek Davison In a legislative milestone on Thursday, the House of Representatives voted 247-175, largely along party lines, to end the U.S. role in the war in Yemen under the 1973 War Powers Act. This is the second time… Continue Reading  

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

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  

A Call to End U.S. Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia

by Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio A coalition of activists and U.S. lawmakers alarmed about Saudi Arabia’s punishing war in Yemen is trying to block the Trump administration’s pending $510 million weapons sale to Riyadh. The coalition is backing a… Continue Reading  

Friedman Vote: Will Democrats Stand up to Israel’s Settlements?

by Naomi Dann The Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFRC) voted 12 to 9 to approve President Trump’s pick for ambassador to Israel, David Friedman. While Friedman is likely to be confirmed by the full Senate as early as this week,… Continue Reading