Tuesday, April 21, 2015

The USA Backs Both Sides in Yemen

The USA is now supporting the Saudis against Iran in Yemen at the same time it is trying to make a nuclear disarmament treaty with Iran.

The Guardian: Yemen conflict: air strikes on rebel arms depot kill 19 as US warship approaches.

Thursday, April 9, 2015

The Civil War In Yemen Spreads

Saudi Arabia and Iran are supporting opposing sides in the civil war in Yemen. Somalia has come in on the side of Saudi Arabia; Turkey has begun criticizing Iran for its support of the other side. I don't have time for a long analytical piece right now, but here's the Guardian coverage.