Foreign Correspondent: How the War in Yemen Could End in a Matter of Days


“It would affect their ability to fight immediately.” February 21, 2019 https://progressive.org/dispatches/how-the-war-in-yemen-could-end-in-days-erlich-190221/ The murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has intensified Washington’s debate over the war in Yemen. On February 13, by a 248-177 vote, the House of Representatives passed a War Powers Act resolution to end U.S. participation in the war. But officials … Continue reading

Foreign Correspondent: Senate tumult reflects popular discontent with Yemen War


International relief organizations consider the conflict the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Now, it seems, the US is paying attention. https://48hills.org/2018/11/senate-yemen-discontent-foreign-correspondent By Reese Erlich November 30, 2018 BOSTON — I’m on a low-budget book tour, sleeping in spare bedrooms and munching granola in the kitchens of progressives all along the East Coast. Many had felt beaten … Continue reading