How America creates terrorists

Enabling Saudi war crimes isn't just a moral atrocity. It also increases the risk of terrorist attacks.

The site of an airstrike in Yemen.
(Image credit: REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah)

Yemen is in hell. Over the past few weeks, Saudi Arabia has tightened its strangling blockade of the country, trying to starve out the Houthi rebels as part of a quasi-proxy war with Iran.

America is directly participating in this blockade. It would not happen without our sufferance, and we could stop it at any moment. It's precisely the kind of thing that fuels furious anti-American hatred and terrorism.

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