Upping the Stakes in Yemen

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
Upping the Stakes in Yemen

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

US forever war in Yemen rages, the Saudis, UAE, NATO, and Israel part of its so-called coalition – against peace in the country and elsewhere.

Over 17 years of war began by the Bush/Cheney regime. There's virtually no prospect for ending it any time soon, the enormous human toll of no consequence to the US war party – regardless of its congressional posturing.

Joint House/Senate Resolution 7 "to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress" was too little, too late, a meaningless action.

On Wednesday, Senate members passed the measure by a 54 – 46 majority, invoking the 1973 War Powers Resolution. It requires a congressional declaration of war, or a national emergency created by an attack on the US, its territories, possessions, or armed forces, for the executi
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