Saudi Arabia

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia – a country that has been responsible for the bombing of Yemen and its humanitarian crisis, the worldwide diffusion of a virulent form of Wahhabi Sunni Islam, the arming of rebels in various countries, and human rights violations in …

Only Americans can stop America’s War on Yemen

February 8, 2018 // 0 Comments

With US-made missiles fired from US-made jets that are refueled and repaired by US personnel, Saudi Arabia has been waging a brutal 3-year bombing campaign and blockade of Yemen. Learn how Massachusetts can show solidarity with the people of Yemen and bring this assault to …

An Open Letter on Yemen to Members of Congress To the members of Congress:  The continued suffering of the Yemeni people at the hands of Saudi-led aerial bombardments is certainly one of the world’s worst humanitarian crises but it is also a moral and political …

Yemen: Time to End its Suffering

January 18, 2018 // 0 Comments

In February 2015, a Saudi-led coalition of Arab states launched a campaign of air strikes against Houthi targets that rapidly besieged the entire country of Yemen. The relentless bombardments since then have turned Yemen into one of the worst humanitarian crises of modern times. Seven …

In January 2016, the Iran Deal strengthened the world’s belief in diplomacy. The union forged between the United Nations Security Council states, Germany, the European Union, and Iran promised to create a more peaceful world, providing sanctions relief for Iran in exchange for the scaling …

“Pots and Kettles” in the Middle East

June 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Originally from the Dorchester People for Peace weekly update, 6/9/17 Most Americans – even avid news followers – are probably confused by recent disputes among the Arab petro-monarchies, which are all nominally members of the same Gulf Cooperation Council alliance (GCC). Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and …

Join Raheem Albokhari and MAPA’s Middle East Working Group as we discuss Saudi Arabia’s politics, foreign policy, and the Saudi roots of its alliance with the U.S., including the implications of President Trump’s recent visit. Albokhari received a B.A. in Political Science from Emmanuel College …

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