Daniel Byman analyzes the benefits and costs of continued U.S. support for the Saudi and Emirati intervention in Yemen.
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An end to their interventions would leave both of them, and Yemen, better off.
The war in Yemen currently threatening the port at Hodeidah is often dated to the Saudi intervention in March 2015, but the reality is more complicated.
The Senate has voted down a joint resolution that sought to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen. But that doesn’t mean that the joint resolution didn’t serve its intended purpose.
A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a joint resolution to compel the Trump administration to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led campaign in Yemen. This deep dive explains how the resolution's procedural context within Congress should shape understanding of the proposal.
Senators Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Mike Lee (R-UT), and Chris Murphy (D-CT) released a joint resolution seeking to compel the removal of U.S. forces from hostilities in Yemen. The general counsel of the Defense Department addressed a preemptive critique of the resolution to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY).
A comprehensive historical summary of Yemen’s protracted war.
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