Gareth Porter: US Supports Saudi Starvation of Yemen

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Gareth Porter

The US Provided Cover for the Saudi Starvation Strategy in Yemen

As Yemen’s population has teetered on the brink of mass starvation in recent months, the United States has played a crucial role in enabling the Saudi strategy responsible for that potential humanitarian catastrophe.

Both the Obama and Trump administrations have prioritized the US’s alliance with the Saudis and their Gulf allies over the lives of hundreds of thousands of Yemenis under imminent threat of starvation.

Phi Beta Iota: The Trump Administration continues to place Israel and Saudi Arabia First, breaking all promises from the campaign.