TYT’s Cenk Uygur spoke with Hassan El-Tayyab, Co-Director of Just Foreign Policy
The conflict in Yemen enters its fourth year and over 22 million people—or three-quarters of the population—need urgent humanitarian aid and protection.
Millions of people do not have access to basic services
Civilians are bearing the brunt of the violence
The US is on the wrong side of the Yemen crisis,
it’s not too late to turn things around.
The US has supplied the Saudi forces despite clear evidence of mass civilian casualties and purposeful starvation of the Yemeni people
An estimated 130 Yemeni children are dying every day of malnutrition and disease.
The congress can invoke the War Powers Act to end U.S. collaboration with the Saudis in waging war against Yemen
Sanders Statement after Senate Passes Yemen War Powers Resolution
"...historic importance of today is not only moving the United States out of that horrific war, but is having the country see that their elected representatives are about to take back their constitutional responsibilities on the issues of war"
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Will the US end it’s support of the Saudi Arabian military in Yemen? John Iadarola and Hassan El-Tayyab discuss the US role in the Saudi/Yemeni war on The Damage Report.
Khashoggi Disappearance Is an Opening for Referendum on U.S.-Saudi Alliance (published in Common Dreams)
With no leadership coming from the White House, the onus falls on Congress to impose swift and concrete consequences on the Saudis