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Jim Mattis, in Saudi Visit, Calls for Political Solution in Yemen Click Here to Open in a New Window
The defense secretary wants to nudge Sunni Arabs, backed by a Saudi-led coalition, and Iranian-supported Houthi fighters back to the bargaining table.
Pakistan Approves Military Hero to Head Tricky Saudi-Led Alliance Click Here to Open in a New Window
The professed aim is to counter Islamic extremism, but critics worry the Sunni-dominant coalition could heighten divisions or take sides in places like Yemen.
Rex Tillerson’s Praise for Turkey Is Met With a List of Complaints Click Here to Open in a New Window
The secretary of state’s visit was intended to reassure a NATO ally in the fight against the Islamic State and a regional bulwark against a resurgent Iran.
U.S. War Footprint Grows in Middle East, With No Endgame in Sight Click Here to Open in a New Window
Two months after President Trump took office, indications are mounting that the military is deepening its involvement in complex wars that lack clear outcomes.
Drought and War Heighten Threat of Not Just 1 Famine, but 4 Click Here to Open in a New Window
Six years after its last famine, another is about to tighten its grip on Somalia. South Sudan, Nigeria and Yemen are also at risk.
U.N.’s Famine Appeal Is Billions Shy of Goal Click Here to Open in a New Window
The agency says it has received barely a tenth of the $4.4 billion it appealed for last month to help 20 million people in four countries at risk.
Time Short to Avert Starvation in Yemen and Somalia, Red Cross Says Click Here to Open in a New Window
The aid agency needs $300 million to deliver assistance to five million people in Yemen, Somalia and northeast Nigeria as well as areas of South Sudan.
U.N. Seeks Inquiry Into Deadly Assault on Migrant Boat Near Yemen Click Here to Open in a New Window
Forty-two people were killed when the boat was hit by gunfire near Yemen last week, an episode the U.N. called an “unwarranted attack on helpless civilians.”
Using Special Forces Against Terrorism, Trump Seeks to Avoid Big Ground Wars Click Here to Open in a New Window
President Trump has so far maintained the strategy of training and supporting indigenous forces to fight their own wars instead of deploying large American forces to far-flung hot spots.
‘That Food Saved My Life,’ and Trump Wants to Cut It Off Click Here to Open in a New Window
Famine looms for 20 million people, yet the president would rather use money for a big wall and a military buildup.





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