America must choose humanity over barbarism in Yemen

By | June 14, 2018

Our country’s leaders must end U.S. involvement in the destruction of Yemen.

Many Americans rightly consider the Islamic State group terrorists barbarians for their monstrous cruelty toward the captives of their short-lived “caliphate” in Syria and Iraq. Many rightly believe the same thing about Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, for his forces’ relentless bombing and shelling of rebel-held cities.

But too few of us recognize the largest single act of barbarity being committed today in the Middle East: the bombing and deliberate starvation of millions of Yemenis, some of the poorest people in the world. This is being carried out by the …read more

Source: Bangor Daily News