Murder of Saudi Journalist Builds Opposition to Yemen War, by Reese Erlich

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If the backlash from Jamal Khashoggi’s murder leads to the end of Saudi Arabia’s war in Yemen, then some good will have come from the murder. From Reese Erlich at antiwar.com:

The murder of dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has backfired on the Saudi royal family by focusing new attention on its vicious war on Yemen.

The last few weeks have seen startling new reports on civilian atrocities and growing support for a House of Representative resolution invoking the War Powers Act to stop the war. Rep. Ro Khanna (D-San Jose) now has 73 cosponsors for a resolution that would stop US participation in the Yemen slaughter.

The Arab Spring spread through Saudi Arabia and continued for years in the mostly Shia Muslim, eastern part of the country. When the current Crown Prince Muhammed bin Salman came to power, he escalated the war in Yemen and cracked down on…

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Author: Lisa the Infidel

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