A new report confirming prisoner abuses in southern Yemen is amping up concern in Washington, DC. The report by Amnesty International, which details possible war crimes by a US ally in the region, is fueling debate over the US role in the Yemen war.
'There is little oversight in the system, and no controls over how these arms will be used once they have left the UK,' say campaigners
This document no longer signals Britain’s virtue, but has become the most eloquent statement of its double standards
The war the Saudi-UAE-U.S. coalition launched on March 26, 2015, against Yemen has not achieved its goals. In addition to the casualties of its forces and its mercenaries, the war costs the UAE about $ 1.3 billion per month or $16 billion a year.
Since the Saudi-led coalition declared war on impoverished Yemen: March 26, 2015, foreign journalists and independent news organizations have been prevented from entering the country – de facto putting Yemen under a media blackout.
U.S. backing of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates could be enabling the disaster.