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Saudi war in Yemen: End U.S. support

By Letters editorThe Seattle Times In the midst of so many jarring changes in our national landscape, I’m writing about a longstanding issue in urgent need of legislative attention: The Yemen War Powers Resolution, recently introduced.…
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Can Congress end US involvement in Yemen’s war as WH strives to rekindle relations with Saudi Arabia?

Naseh Shaker Ahead of US President Joe Biden's visit to Saudi Arabia in a push to lower oil prices, a bipartisan group of nearly 50 members of Congress has introduced a legislation on June 1 to invoke the 1973 War Powers Resolution…
Saudi Arabia and the UAE
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Are Saudi Arabia and the UAE No Longer U.S. Partners?

Source : THE NATIONAL INTEREST , Greg Priddy Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates’ (UAE) decision at the March 31 OPEC+ meeting to refuse to use their substantial spare production capacity to offset widely anticipated losses in export…
Impact on the Middle East
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The Ukraine Crisis and Its Impact on the Middle East

by : Dr. Mohammad Reza Chitsaz Russia's invasion of Ukraine could have a profound effect on the lives of people around the world. It is one of the most strategic regions of the world which is deeply affected by this crisis is the Middle…
Iran-Saudi Reconciliation
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Iran-Saudi Reconciliation: A Precondition for the Expulsion of Foreign Forces from the Region

by: Dr. Azam Mollai, Researcher in International Relations , MIDDLE EAST EXPERT After the severance of diplomatic relations between Iran and Saudi Arabia in December 2015, relations between the two countries experienced various ups and downs.…
Assanges Stroke
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They’re Killing Him: Assange’s Stroke Reveals The Western Version Of The Saudi Bone Saw

By: Caitlin Johnstone Julian Assange suffered a mini-stroke in October during the hearing for the US appeal of a UK court's ruling on his extradition case. "The WikiLeaks publisher, 50, who is being held on remand in the maximum-security…
Saudi And yemen
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Saudi warplanes carpet-bomb Yemen with US help. This must end

By: Bernie Sanders and Ro Khanna , The Guardian“The US must end all support for the Saudi war effort in Yemen. It is fueling the largest humanitarian crisis in the world”The recent breaching of the United States’ embassy in Yemen’s…
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America talks big about “human rights”: We should be ashamed of that hypocrisy

By : Elayne Clift , Salon Human rights: It's a term tossed around all too easily, a hollow piece of rhetoric practiced mostly in the breach, a faux cliché uttered in fragile times. It's a mantra lacking moral conviction and humane behavior,…
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How Iran and Saudi Arabia Can Together Bring Peace to the Middle East

by : Vali Nasr and Maria Fantappie , FOREIGN AFFAIRS The shift in Washington is undeniable: the Middle East is no longer a top priority for the United States. The U.S. withdrawal from the broader region is evident in the departure of troops…
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US Military Drawdown in Mideast is for Real

by : Daniel Williams , ASIA TIMES The US is finalizing plans to shrink its global constellation of military bases and shift war-making resources to the Far East, where Washington thinks they might prove more useful to confront China.When…