, , ,

Opinion: Bernie Sanders’s Yemen War Powers Resolution Could Help End the Monstrous War

By Kendrick Lu Bernie Sanders has introduced a new resolution to cut off US support for the horrific Saudi-led war in Yemen. The measure is a crucial step toward peace — but it will have to be backed up with serious pressure on Joe…
, ,

Opinion: U.S.-Saudi Ties through Good Times and Bad

By Reuters  The U.S.-Saudi alliance has weathered many storms over the decades, but the relationship remains vital to both: Saudi Arabia is the world's biggest oil exporter and the United States' largest foreign military sales customer. Here…
, , ,

Opinion: An end to US military support for Saudi Arabia is long overdue

By Annelle Sheline and William D. Hartung Saudi Arabia’s recent move to collaborate with Russia in cutting oil production has prompted a flurry of calls from members of Congress to cut off U.S. arms and military support for…
, , ,

Opinion: The Worsening US-Saudi Split Could End the Brutal War in Yemen

by Branko Marcetic A series of Saudi snubs against Joe Biden — including its latest move to cut world oil production — could finally accomplish what has been stubbornly hard up to now: ending the US backing of the Saudis’ brutal…
, , , , , , , ,

Opinion: Biden’s UN Speech Shows the Limits of his Foreign Policy

By Charles Tian On September 21, US President Joe Biden delivered his widely-watched speech before the 77th Session of the UN General Assembly. He devoted the bulk of it to condemning Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, but he also included…
, , ,

Opinion: Abraham’s Accord; from Truth to Reality

By Sadegh Haghighat, PhD in Religions and Comparative Mysticism In all religions, there is a common moral rule that is expressed in various forms. The importance and pervasiveness of this rule in all religions has caused researchers…
, , ,

It’s Time for Congress to End US Involvement in the Saudi-Led War on Yemen

U.S. critics are still buzzing with outrage about President Biden’s recent chummy fist bump and meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia, accusing Biden of betraying his promise to make Saudi Arabia a “pariah” after…
, , ,

Opinion: Back to the Failed Fixation on Iran: Is Biden’s Trip to Saudi Arabia in America’s Interests? A Democracy in Exile Roundtable

by Assal Rad, the research director of the National Iranian American Council (NIAC). President Biden's trip to Saudi Arabia and the idea of deepening security commitments contradict his promise as a candidate to make Saudi Arabia a "pariah,"…
, ,

Biden once wanted to make Saudi Arabia a ‘pariah’ – so why is he playing nice with the kingdom’s repressive rulers now?

By Jeffrey Fields The president will fly to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia directly from Israel on July 15, 2022. The trip comes a year after the Biden administration released a scathing intelligence report on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi…
, ,

President Joe Biden Heads to the Mideast: Plans to Abase Himself Before Saudi Royals

President Joe Biden is off to the Middle East. He apparently plans to welcome Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman – ole "Slice ‘n Dice," when it comes to journalistic critics – in from the cold. The president is abandoning the pretense…