Since the brutal murder of Saudi dissident and Washington Post contributor Jamal Khashoggi last October, Congress has increasingly pressured the Trump administration to stop backing the Saudi Arabia-led coalition fighting in Yemen and halt U.S. arms
As a candidate, Trump promised to end pointless Middle Eastern wars. He just vetoed a resolution to do exactly that.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday vetoed a resolution from Congress directing him to end US support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the second such move of his presidency.
President Trump, using his power of veto for the second time, rejected a resolution from Congress to end US military support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen. Trump said the bill was a "dangerous attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities." Co
Yemen - Trump is the latest in a long line of US warrior presidents - supporting endless wars of aggression and other hostile actions against sovereign states threatening no one.
Votes ran mostly along party lines, 16 Republicans support
Six US strikes reported in al-Bayda in past week
Four years ago, they thought they could defeat the Houthis quickly. But the Yemenis turned out to be tougher than expected.
This week marks four years of Saudi bombing in Yemen. US participation in the destruction of Yemen began under Obama, but sadly President Trump has done nothing to end the slaughter. While hospitals are bombed and two-thirds of the population faces s
Yemen - US forever war in Yemen rages, the Saudis, UAE, NATO, and Israel part of its so-called coalition - against peace in the country and elsewhere.
The Senate has passed "war powers" legislation ordering the president to cease and desist his cooperation with Saudi Arabia in the destruction of Yemen.
Newly released Pentagon documents confirm that the United States' role in the Saudi coalition bombing of Yemen has long been much deeper than previously acknowledged by defense officials.
Yemen - Yemen is one of many US forever wars - key NATO countries, Israel, Jordan, the Saudis and UAE partnering in them.
Saudi Arabia, allied with the US and United Arab Emirates, is using child mercenary soldiers from Sudan to fight its war in Yemen, claiming that they are battling to rescue Yemen from the Houthis who the Saudis say are backed by Iran.
Yemen - Washington calls the shots on war or peace in Yemen (and all other active US war theaters) - not other NATO countries, Israel, the Saudis, or warring sides in Sweden earlier this month.