Multiple air strikes on cities and the use of white phosphorus—a probable war crime—guarantee a growing death toll.
The biggest danger—at least right now—is less a direct U.S. military assault on Iran than an escalation of a proxy war against Yemen.
Trump’s rhetoric points to a real possibility for escalation in Yemen, which could be viewed as a proxy attack on Iran, IPS’ Phyllis Bennis tells MSNBC.
IPS will host the launch of “Arabia Incognita: Dispatches From Yemen and the Gulf” with editor Dr. Sheila Carapico and a Q&A led by IPS Fellow Phyllis Bennis.
As millions in Yemen face severe hunger, the United States continues to provide the Saudi invasion with arms
Jeremy Scahill’s ‘Dirty Wars’ conveys the sinister, unaccountable, and deadly power concentrated in the halls of Washington that now threatens the planet.
Seventy-four percent of Yemenis live in rural areas, and the majority of those lack the same three things: electricity, clean water, and education.
Anti-democratic forces in both the United States and the Arab world are using widespread embassy protests to discredit the pro-democracy movement.
A review of Gregory Johnsen’s “The Last Refuge: al-Qaeda and America’s War in Yemen.”
When one country polices the world, who polices the police?
The Pakistani government loudly protests that many of the casualties of drone strikes are civilian.
Drone strikes in southern Yemen are radicalizing the population.
Al-Qaeda is having a near-death experience, so why is the Obama administration opening a new front against terrorism in Africa?
On the Walk of Shame, poets visit the embassies of Burma, Yemen, and Turkmenistan to read aloud the poems that can’t be read inside those countries.
Increasingly worried that Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) is taking advantage of the growing political chaos in Yemen, the administration of President Barack Obama has tasked the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to use drone missiles to strike at suspected AQAP militants.