How the U.S. Contributed to Yemen’s Crisis

Santa Cruz Sentinel April 17, 2015
[Republished by Antiwar.com, Common Dreams, Lobe Lob, Reddit, Transcend.org and Transnational.org]

As a Saudi-led military coalition continues to pound rebel targets in Yemen, the country is plunging into a humanitarian crisis. Civilian casualties are mounting. With U.S. logistical support, the Saudis are attempting to re-instate the country’s exiled government — which enjoys the backing of the West and the Sunni Gulf monarchies — in the face of a military offensive by Houthi rebels from northern Yemen. None of this had to be…